Photo: Hillary Clinton Propped Up by Man to Keep From Falling Over While Making Campaign Speech

A photo from April shows now-Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton being firmly held up by a man on her right side to keep her from falling over as she addressed an overflow crowd during a campaign stop in Los Angeles, while a man on her left side is seen urgently extending his arm to aid in propping up Clinton. Obscured behind Clinton is a third person whose extended hand can be seen reaching out to steady her left arm.

The man holding Clinton up has one hand clasping her right hand and his other hand grasping her bicep. Clinton is leaning forward speaking to the crowd using a microphone held in her left hand.

The photo by Mark Ralston with AFP/Getty Images was published with the caption:

“US Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to the overflow crowd who were unable to get into the venue during a campaign rally at the Southwest College in Los Angeles, California on April 16, 2016. / AFP / Mark Ralston (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)”

Another photo taken by Ralston from the same perspective shows Clinton was standing on a large, square concrete platform meant for sitting that was wide enough to hold several standing people. Clinton is seen standing alone and unaided in that photo.

It is not clear what made Clinton lose her balance such that three people had to rush to keep her from falling down.

“US Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to the overflow crowd who were unable to get into the venue during a campaign rally at the Southwest College in Los Angeles, California on April 16, 2016. / AFP / Mark Ralston (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)”

(Article updated to include mention of obscured third person helping to prop up Clinton.)

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