This image won Readers Choice in The Week in Pictures the week of Nov. 13 - 20, 2008. Comment on the picture, below. This image, despite being from a tragic event, has a very American, small town quality to it. The fear in the dog's eyes and the concern on the firefighter's face make it great.
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Lincoln Fire and Rescue Capt. Scott Thompson carries Chuckie, the Nguyen family dog out of their burned house in Lincoln, Neb. on Nov. 12, 2008. A fire started in the family's home shortly before 1:00 p.m. Everyone from the house safely escaped.