In August 2012, because of continued layoffs at the local coal mine, John and Crystal Jarrell could no longer afford their home. This forced them, and their two children, to move in with John's parents in Van, WV, putting a total of seven people under one roof
After Bristol's win the team runs onto the field. Bristol beat Cumberland 9-8, in The Northeast American Legion championship putting them in the final game against RCP.
Ominaihly Flores, 4, whispers into her mother's, Kati Lopez's ear at a vigil held for William Prieto, 32, who was shot and killed while sitting on his porch in Hartford, CT on August 31st. Prieto was the 23rd homicide in Hartford in 2015.
June Weeks holds a tissue in her hand in case she cries, as she watches her husband Clayton Weeks, a veteran, receive an award thanking him for his service in their mobile home in Mexico, Maine.
Lee Medina cuts Carlos Morales' hair in the alley in front of his Billings Forge apartment in Hartford, Connecticut. "This is the best place to get a hair cut," said Morales, who met Medina through his own father who also gets his hair cut by him. Medina is a barber and a dancer and has been cutting hair for the community in Billings Forge since he moved into his apartment two years ago.
Hallie Wiser, 3, and Tessa Wiser, 6, play with baby ducklings at the Flaming Farm Petting Zoo in West Simsbury, Connecticut.
Stephanie Rhodes feeds a day-old baby calf at Voelker Swiss dairy farm in Perryville, Missouri. Since calves are separated from their mothers soon after birth Rhodes feels especially motherly towards them, and makes sure they drink every drop of milk.
June Weeks sits in her kitchen in Mexico, Maine while her husband Clayton Weeks, who is dying from lung cancer, has his weekly visit with his hospice nurse.
Kids play in the sprinklers in Baby Pope Park in Hartford, CT in the 80 degree weather on Monday June 22.
Street scene outside of Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Amanda Amor of New Britain goes fishing for Bass before work at A.W. Stanley's Lower Pond in New Britain. "We're trying to get it in before the cold weather comes," she said on a 70 degree day in November.
Wall in a home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
Margarita Mendoza from Queens, NY picks blueberries with her granddaughter Alexandra Estrella, 6, of East Hartford on the last day of blueberry season at Belltown Hill Orchards in Glastonbury on Friday afternoon. "She is a frequent visitor here at the farm," said Mendoza of her granddaughter "we come for all the picking," she added. As the blueberry season is ending, apple picking season is just beginning.
Nuns at Little Sisters of the Poor a Roman Catholic religious institute for women in Enfield Connecticut
Because of continuous layoffs in coal mines in Southern West Virginia, John and Crystal Jarrell and their two kids lost their home. After not being able to find jobs, they moved four hours north to Morgantown, West Virginia. Rylan, 3, and JayCee, 2, had their own rooms before the move, now they share a lot of things, including a bed.
A cowboy at Canada de la Virgin in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, milks the cows at dawn.
Maraeka Merchant cries tears of joy after it was announced that her team, the Lewiston Devils, won the Maine State Cheerleading Championship at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine.
At Casa Hogar Santa Julia an all girls orphanage in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, the girls try to sneak out of activities to play outside any chance they get.
JayCee Jarrell, 3, puts up a fight as her mom and mawmaw get her ready to compete in the Coal Festival Beauty Pageant. After spending most of the night shopping in Walmart to get beauty supplies, JayCee just wants to go back to sleep.
Punchy O' Guts and her teammates stretch and chug whiskey after a roller derby bout in Portland, Maine. Roller Derby is a contact sport played by two teams where five members skate around the track in the same direction. The teams score points, when the jammer (a designated scorer) laps members on the opposing team.
Students on the Rustic Pathways trip "Come With Nothing Go Home Rich", participate in a community service project, to build bamboo tables for a rural school in Thailand. Here, they are digging holes with bamboo tools so they can create stability for the tables.