We live in a world of selfies and Social Media. Often times, we just snap photos of ourselves or of our loved ones just because we are accustomed to doing it already. It has become a norm in our everyday life.
But what if the selfie you are taking turns out to be your last? Sounds creepy, right?
Take a look at these photos, these were all taken just moments before a tragedy.
The Last Take
This is Gary Slok and his Mom, Petra. They took this carefree shot while they are onboard the Malaysian Airlines MH17, the aircraft that mysteriously disappeared and was never found again.
This Snapchat photo was taken by this woman from Arkansas who was shot by his boyfriend with the gun he was holding in the photo.
This is the last smile that 22-year0old Gabriela Hernandez posted on Facebook before taking her own life.
“Goodbye to all, I don’t have anything now, I don’t have anything. Julio I love you, never forget it. I’m leaving with a smile because you made me very happy while this lasted. To my family, I ask for your forgiveness. Love, Gabi.”
Off to some place better
This is also taken from the Malaysian Airline flight MH17 that mysteriously disappeared. It was taken by Dave Hally, these were his wife and daughter, they were supposed to go on a vacation.
This is Robert Giblin, a Canadian soldier. He posted this photo with his wife on Facebook with a caption “Happiness is..” But then, surprisingly, moments later, he stabbed her and threw her off their balcony. He followed by jumping off too.
The Spacecraft That Never Reached Space
In January 28, 1986, NASA Space Shuttle orbiter Challenger took off for space. This is the photo of its 7 crew before it took off. Just 73 seconds after its takeoff it broke apart.
Daring The Devil
Doesn’t this photo look amazing? A lot of daredevils will be dying to get a shot like this. Unfortunately, Andryr Retrovsky, a Russian daredevil DIED to get this shot. Just about 10 seconds after this shot, he fell off the building to his death.
Sharon Tate, an American actress and model was 8-months pregnant in this shot. Unfortunately, the peacefulness of this morning is the complete opposite of the evening of that day. She was one of the 4 who was stabbed and killed by Charles Manson’s Crime Family
Falling To Her Death
This looks like a harmful photo of a couple trying to preserve the memory of their trip to Niagra Falls. Unfortunately, Ayano Tokumasu, the girl wearing red behind them was not able to enjoy the trip as she lost her balance and fell to her death moments after this photo was taken.
Party To Death
In November 2015, couple, Gilles Leclerc and Marriane Lavbanane watched the concert or the Eagles of Death at the Bataclan Concert Hall in Paris. Moments later, gunmen entered the venue and started shooting everyone. Marriane made it out alive, her husband didn’t.
You really won’t know when it is your time. Best enjoy every moment you get.
All images, including the featured image via: Viral Thread