LEGENDARY PHOTOGRAPHER IS DEAD AT 80


Former Associated Press photographer Jack Smith, left, is
seen with fellow photographer Steven Nehl, then of the Oregonian newspaper.

SEATTLE (AP) — Jack Smith, an Associated Press photographer
who captured unforgettable shots of the eruption of Mount St.
Helens, the Exxon-Valdez oil spill, boxer Mike Tyson biting off
part of Evander Holyfield’s ear, and weeping figure skater Tonya
Harding at the Olympics during a 35-year career with the news organization, has died.

Smith passed away on Jan. 4 at his home in La Mesa, California.

According to his wife Judy, Smith had cancer and had been in
hospice care. 

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The eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1980.

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USA’s Tonya Harding, of Portland, Ore., shows her skate
to the judges after interrupting her free skating program
at the Winter Olympics in Hamar, Norway on Feb. 25, 1994.

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Another of Jack Smith’s famous sports shots came in 1997, when boxer Mike Tyson bit off part of Evander Holyfield’s
ear during a fight in Las Vegas.

science5grade: Exxon Valdez oil tanker
The Exxon-Valdez oil spill in 1989.

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