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  • KLIPSPRUIT VALLEY, SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA – OCTOBER, 2009

    ABC News' David Muir reported from an informal settlement in the outskirts of Soweto, in Johannesburg, South Africa, as First Lady Michelle Obama was in the country for her first visit with Nelson Mandela.
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  • KLIPSPRUIT VALLEY, SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA – OCTOBER, 2009

    ABC News' David Muir visited an informal settlement in the outskirts of Soweto, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Created during the country's apartheid, Soweto was home to Nelson Mandela and his family for 16 years. Nearly 1.3 million people live in Soweto today.
    Bruno Roeber/ABC News
  • HAITI EARTHQUAKE – JANUARY 2010

    ABC News' David Muir traveled to Haiti in the wake of the devastating earthquake, which orphaned tens of thousands of children and destroyed their homes. More than 220,000 people died, and many others were injured in the 7.0-magnitude quake.
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  • HAITI EARTHQUAKE – JANUARY 2010

    The 7.0-magnitude earthquake killed more than 220,000 people and injured more than 300,000 others in Haiti, one of the world's poorest countries. ABC News' David Muir reported on the <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/haiti-relief-money-donations-US-relief-earthquake-recovery-six-months-money-11130080" target="_blank">earthquake's devastating aftermath</a>, going back to the island nation to report on recovery efforts.
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  • HAITI EARTHQUAKE – JANUARY 2010

    ABC News' David Muir traveled to Haiti in the wake of the devastating earthquake, which orphaned tens of thousands of children and destroyed the country's buildings and basic services. More than 220,000 people died, and many others were injured in the 7.0-magnitude quake. In this photo, a boy carries a bucket of water, a scarce commodity in the overwhelmed island.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • DEEP WATER HORIZON OIL SPILL, GULF OF MEXICO – SUMMER 2010

    ABC News' David Muir reported from Louisiana on what is deemed one of the <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/oil-reaching-gulf-shore-thicker-10871230" target="_blank">worst environmental disasters in U.S. history</a>. For 87 straight days, oil and methane gas spewed from an uncapped wellhead, 1 mile below the surface of the ocean. Eleven rig workers died trying to cap the well, and an estimated 4.2 million barrels of oil were released into the Gulf, according to the federal government.&nbsp;
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  • ARAB SPRING, CAIRO, EGYPT – FEBRUARY 2011

    As the world witnessed uprisings across the Arab world, ABC News' David Muir <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/western-journalist-continue-coverage-egypt-david-muir-egyptians-protesters-politics-12845340" target="_blank">reported from Tahrir Square</a>, the epicenter of clashes between protesters and supporters of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak during the 2011 Arab Spring. Thousands of people took to the streets during the often violent uprisings that resulted in the toppling of regimes in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • FUKUSHIMA DISASTER, JAPAN EARTHQUAKE – MARCH 2011

    The 6.9-magnitude earthquake, followed by a powerful tsunami, rattled Japan and caused <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/japan-fears-nuclear-meltdown-13137939" target="_blank">damage at the country's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.</a> ABC News' David Muir traveled across the overwhelmed nation, reporting on the effects of the devastating quake as radiation spread from damaged nuclear reactors, reaching levels high enough to pose a health risk around the country.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • DEATH OF OSAMA BIN LADEN, GROUND ZERO, NEW YORK – MAY 2011

    ABC News' David Muir reported from Ground Zero, the hallowed site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, as the nation learned of the death of Osama Bin Laden, the mastermind behind the attacks. Mere hours before, President Barack Obama announced Bin Laden had been killed by American forces in Pakistan. <br><br>Word that Bin Laden had been killed touched off an emotional outpouring around the country, with crowds gathering at Ground Zero and outside the White House.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • 'THE FAMINE,' SOMALIA AND KENYA – JULY 2011

    ABC News' David Muir's reported on the <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/somalia-deepening-humanitarian-crisis-14513081" target="_blank">famine ravaging Somalia</a>, as millions of families trekked to neighboring Kenya on an impossible journey in search for lifesaving treatment. Carrying their few belongings, children and their parents walked for miles to refugee camps and aid centers across the border.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • 'THE LAST 10 MILES,' SOMALIA AND KENYA – JULY 2011

    ABC News' David Muir chronicled the last 10 miles of a nearly impossible journey, as children and their families traveled from Somalia to Kenya escaping ravaging famine. At the time of Muir's report, more than 10 million people were in need of humanitarian aid and about 2 million malnourished children depended on lifesaving treatment in the region, according to the United Nations.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • 'ESCAPING FAMINE,' DADAAB, KENYA – JULY 2011

    ABC News' David Muir visited the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, the biggest refugee complex in the world, while reporting on the hundreds of families making their way from Somalia to Kenya to escape famine and poverty. It's estimated that 1,500 refugees came to the Dadaab refugee camp daily in 2011, driven from their homes by drought, hunger and conflict.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • 'INTERNATIONAL AID EFFORTS,' MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – JULY 2011

    ABC News' David Muir reported form the Mogadishu airport as food and medicine, the necessities 10 million people sorely needed to keep from <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/ThisWeek/video/disaster-desert-14198951" target="_blank">starving to death in Somalia</a>, were threatened by extremist groups in 2011. Muir was on the front lines as African Union soldiers fought the terrorists, who continued to use food as a weapon during one of the country's worst famines.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • 'CHILDREN OF THE FAMINE,' MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – JULY 2011

    About 2 million children were malnourished in Somalia during one of the <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/video/somalia-childrens-famine-14524592" target="_blank">biggest food emergencies in the world</a>. But families lacked more than food, access to medicines and healthcare became rare, as <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2011/09/abc-news-anchor-david-muir-returns-to-africa-to-report-on-the-worsening-humanitarian-crisis/">parents struggled to find medical help for their children</a>.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – JULY 2011

    Embedded with a team of African Union soldiers, ABC News' David Muir reported on the <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/abc-anchors-david-muir-convoy-attacked-somalia-14202975" target="_blank">dire conditions in Mogadishu, Somalia</a>, as forces fought al-Qaeda-linked terrorists for access to food and medicines. More than 10 million people were in need of humanitarian assistance, according to the U.N.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • TWISTER OUTBREAK, MOORE, OKLAHOMA – MAY 2013

    During the deadly twister outbreak that ripped through the state, ABC News' David Muir <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/moore-oklahoma-schools-hit-hard-tornado-19228705" target="_blank">reported from the small city of Moore</a>, where a tornado hit at speeds surpassing 200 mph, killing 24 people and obliterating homes in the town of just 55,000.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • 'THE GIFT OF SIGHT,' MEKELLE, ETHIOPIA – OCTOBER 2013

    In 2013, 40 million people worldwide lived in total darkness, 90 percent of them in the developing world. In 2013, ABC News' David Muir<a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/video/us-doctor-helps-blind-ethiopians-gain-sight-11-20666029" target="_blank"> joined an American doctor and his team as they made their way to Ethiopia</a>, where cataract blindness is an epidemic. In the remote city of Mekelle, the doctors met hundreds of people who, traveling for days from cities, villages and small farming communities across the country, hoped to regain their sight.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • 'STOLEN CHILDHOOD: SYRIAN CHILDREN WORK TO SUPPORT THEIR FAMILIES,' SYRIAN BORDER – AUGUST 2014

    On his first week as anchor of World News Tonight, ABC News' David Muir traveled to Lebanon's border with Syria, reporting on the<a href="http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/david-muir-visits-syrian-border-25186889" target="_blank"> thousands of children working in the fields </a>to help their families survive. Children as young as 7, running from terror in their home country where they were once middle class, now had to forgo school in order to support their families. By 2014, nearly 6,000 Syrian children were refugees in Lebanon, and there could have been up to 300,000 children working.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • 'DIPLOMATIC THAW,' HAVANA, CUBA – JANUARY 2015

    ABC News' David Muir anchored World News Tonight from the heart of historic Havana as high-ranking American and Cuban diplomats met, for the first time in 30 years, with the intent of mending relations. The visit came less than 24 hours after President Barack Obama said Congress should begin the work of ending the Cuban embargo.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • TOWN HALL WITH POPE FRANCIS – SEPTEMBER 2015

    ABC News' David Muir moderated <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/International/pope-francis-holds-virtual-audience-americans-abc-news/story?id=33435436" target="_blank">&quot;Pope Francis and the People</a>&quot; &ndash;&nbsp;a historic event with Pope Francis and Americans in three cities &ndash;&nbsp;in both English and Spanish from the Vatican.
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  • ABC PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES – DECEMBER 2015, FEBRUARY 2016

    ABC News' Martha Raddatz and David Muir co-moderated two of the Democratic and Republican debates during the primaries leading up to the 2016 Presidential Election. In this photo, Raddatz and Muir prepare for the debates.
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  • OBAMA'S HISTORIC VISIT, HAVANA, CUBA – MARCH 2016

    ABC News' David Muir had an <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/video/full-interview-president-obama-david-muir-cuba-37806114" target="_blank">exclusive interview with President Barack Obama</a>, as he became the first American president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge did so 88 years before.
    Christine Romo/ABC News
  • 'HILLARY CLINTON MAKES HISTORY,' BROOKLYN, NEW YORK – JUNE 2016

    ABC News' David Muir <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/video/hillary-clintons-full-interview-david-muir-39692515" target="_blank">sat down with Hillary Clinton</a> the night she clinched the Democratic Party nomination for the 2016 Presidential Election. In a previous interview with Muir, Clinton apologized for the first time for her use of a private email server during her tenure as Secretary of State.
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  • 'THE PRESIDENT AND THE PEOPLE: A NATIONAL CONVERSATION,' WASHINGTON, D.C. – JULY, 2016

    With tensions at a boiling point after a series of police-involved shootings, ABC News' Muir moderated <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/US/fullpage/president-people-national-conversation-40578521" target="_blank">a town hall with President Barack Obama</a>, where they discussed violence, race and policing in America.
    Eric Avram/ABC News
  • 'VETTING REFUGEES TO AMERICA,' AMMAN, JORDAN – AUGUST 2016

    ABC News' David Muir traveled to Jordan to report on the vetting process for refugees being resettled in the U.S. During his trip, he attended a cultural orientation session, where families learn how to adapt to life in the U.S. This stop was part of Muir's <a href="http://abc.go.com/shows/nightline/episode-guide/2016-09/20-092016-flashpoint-refugees-in-america" target="_blank">yearlong reporting on a Syrian family's journey to America.</a>
    Nick Capote/ABC News
  • 'THE LONG WAIT,' AMMAN, JORDAN -- AUGUST 2016

    ABC News' David Muir traveled to Amman, Jordan to report on the<a href="http://abc.go.com/shows/nightline/episode-guide/2016-09/20-092016-flashpoint-refugees-in-america" target="_blank"> long vetting process for refugees coming to the United States</a>. There, a crush of humanity awaited further scrutiny, in a process that often takes longer than two years.
    Nick Capote/ABC
  • THE FIRST WHITE HOUSE INTERVIEW – JANUARY 2017

    ABC News' David Muir sat down with President Donald Trump at the White House for his <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/transcript-abc-news-anchor-david-muir-interviews-president/story?id=45047602" target="_blank">first interview after his swearing in on Inauguration Day.</a> Muir pressed him on healthcare, torture, election fraud and more.
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