Next up at number 2 on our list is the photograph of Brazilian priest Adelir Antonio de Carli, who died at the age of 42 after going missing. He was attempting to break a world record for cluster ballooning. In his attempt, he spent more than 19 hours in the air with a harness and 600 balloons. However, after that, he was never seen again. Parts of his body surfaced ashore after a couple of months.
- The Final Ride
Number 1 on our list of 10 heartbreaking deaths while taking selfies is a selfie taken by Ramon Gonzalez, aka Jadiel to his fans. Jadiel took this selfie moments before he met with a deadly motorcycle crash. In the picture, he is wearing a helmet and a face protector. Dying at a young age of 27, Jadiel left a whole world of fans mourning for him.
These stories are heartbreaking to read. We can only hope that people get inspired to lead their lives more safely and not play with it. Taking a picture or a selfie is no harm, but it should not come with the cost of losing a life. Let’s practice caution because our lives are important, to us, to our loved ones. Thank you.