Thousands of photos compete for POYi judges' attention

Thursday, February 9, 2012 | 7:24 p.m. CST; updated 9:30 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 9, 2012

COLUMBIA —  Nine photos at a time flashed on screen for five to 10 seconds. There were images of widows at the side of a soldier's casket, destroyed homes and starving children with every bone showing.