See Why This Jumper’s Career Was Thwarted by a Controversial Photo


Allison Stokke’s Controversial Picture

We live in a world defined by still images. Most of the information we receive is filtered through these silent visuals, and the amount of power a single photograph can have is near-astronomical. Celebrities and public figures, in particular, are no strangers to this notion. Careers have lived and died by the photos which document them. There’s a lesson to be learned here, and the story we’re about to tell has a certain allegorical quality to it, though we’ll leave that bit up to you, dear reader. With all the heady notions of didactic allegory out of the way, we hope you’re still interested. 

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See Why This Jumper's Career Was Thwarted by a Controversial Photo
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