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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Crisis in the Mediterranean

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Hundreds of migrants have perished trying to make the trek through the Mediterranean Sea to Europe this year. Just days ago, over 700 hundred are feared dead in a sunken boat disaster off the coast of Libya. Near the Greek Island of the Rhodes, rescued efforts continued, as boats carrying migrants crashed into rocks. With such a huge loss of life, European leaders are forced to respond to this humanitarian crisis as emergency meetings are planned this week.

The 2015 Boston Marathon

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The running of the world-class Boston Marathon filled the cold and wet streets of the city for the 119th time today. 2013 men’s winner Lelisa Desisa was victorious again this year, two years after he returned his medal to the city in a sign of solidarity after the tragic bombings.

From the Archives

Marathon runner Kelley trains at ‘Dropkick’ Murphy’s

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Glimpses of the present appear in a photo from April 18, 1949, in whcih two-time Boston Marathon winner John A. Kelley trains at “Dropkick” Murphy’s in Acton.

Cherry blossoms 2015

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From Japan to Washington, D.C. people gather to relish the beauty of the blooming cherry tree. Highly aniticpated and heavily photographed, the blossoms are celebrated by many.