Picture Editor

Leanne Burden Seidel

Burden Seidel is a Lifestyles picture editor and produces staff videos. She has worked as a picture editor at the Boston Globe since 1994 on Page One, Metro, Travel and special projects. She produces The Natural World and daily online photo galleries.

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A look around the globe at people in need and the help that many have given to try to make their lives better. From donations to volunteering time, many contribute hoping to make a difference.

Honoring the veterans

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Around the world, veterans are recognized today for their service. Across United States, patriotic ceremonies and parades are prevalent on Veterans Day. Originally established as Armistice Day to mark the end of World War I, other countries also observe this day.

The World Indigenous Games

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Brazil recently hosted the World Indigenous Games, a new international event in which 2,000 athletes competed from 30 countries. Many of the competitions were very different from what will take place in the same country during Summer Olympics 2016, others familiar.

Hundreds killed in quake: rescue efforts hindered

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The massive 7.5 earthquake that hit remote areas in Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday has killed at least 370 and left thousands homeless. Rescue efforts have been hindered by the challenging mountainous region and security issues, risking the lives of many survivors.