5 Powerful Images of Love (Not Your Typical V-Day Photos)

A Romanian child hands a heart-shaped balloon to riot police during protests against austerity measures in Bucharest:


Scott Jones kisses his girlfriend, Alex Thomas, after she was knocked to the ground by a police officer’s riot shield in Vancouver, British Columbia:


Phyllis Siegel and Connie Kopelov embrace after becoming the first same-sex couple to get married at the Manhattan City Clerk’s office in 2011:


Tanisha Blevin, 5, holds the hand of 105-year-old Nita LaGarde as they are evacuated from the convention center after Hurricane Katrina:


A 4-month-old baby girl is rescued from the rubble by soldiers after four days missing following the Japanese tsunami:


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