In this Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 photo provided by Johnny Nguyen, Portland police Sgt. Bret Barnum, left, and Devonte Hart, 12, hug at a rally in Portland, Ore., where people had gathered in support of the protests in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Johnny Huu Nguyen)

Photos: The lasting images of 2014

In a world growing more fragmented with every passing year, here are the stories that captured the world’s attention in 2014.

Barry, Bernice, Barry Jr. and Bernadette Murray at the Canadian border, the end of the PCT, on Oct. 7, 1970. (Barry Murray)

Photos: The Murrays on the PCT

Nearly 45 years ago, the Murray family left their lives in California for a road less traveled. Less than two years later, they’d be making …