Central Michigan University
In a quite momement before their game Jevani Hanspard, 15, braids Kiana Fallaha's, 15, hair before the Harlan High School varsity volleyball team's first scrimmage at Reagan High School Aug. 4, 2018. Hanspard has become the team's designated braider and multiple players call on her to help keep their hair out of their face as they play.
Ray Golden, Jr., poses as he shows some of his tattoos in his apartment in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., Oct. 25, 2017. Golden has 11 tattoos, of which he is very proud of and hold significance to him. "I look at my tattoos as a vision. I have a vision of what I want my body to be." Golden says
Deontè Gardner plays his his sister Jade Gardner, 6, in the basement of his dad's house in Chicago, Ill. During college, Deontè lived four hours away as a result, the time he spends in Chicago with family is treasured.
Janah Abd, 6, turns around during evening prayer at the Victoria Islamic Center July 20, 2018. The arson who destroyed the mosque Jan. 28, 2017 was found guilty nearly a year and a half later as the community works to rebuild and continue to worship together.
The Chippewa Marching Band practices on the Jack Saunders Marching field Sept. 22 in preparation for their performance at the Central Michigan Football game the following day.
Krista Cooper-Nurse shows the bruising and injuries sustained from at her her former fiancee, Justin Ayars, a San Antonio police officer, allegedly assualting her by smashing her face with a rock and fracturing three bones outside her San Antonio apartment, June 15, 2018. Ayars has not been arrested in connection with the incident, which took place nearly three weeks prior.
Asten Jones shows the scars from the surgery she recently underwent to treat a MRSA infection she contracted from using dirty needles, in her hospital room at Methodist Hospital Aug. 3, 2018. Jones recently had heart surgery because of damage her IV drug use has caused to her heart.
Army Special Forces Medical Sgt. Shan Hawkins tightly embraces his son Kaden Hawkins, 13, after surprising Kaden in his pre-AP algebra class at Stevenson Middle School, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Sgt. Hawkins just returned from his seventh deployment and hadn't seen Kaden since May.