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Rusty Viles racks rakes leaves in the front yard while taking a break from repairing lawn-mowers Wednesday, November 21, 2013. Viles, 65, earns money with lawn-mower repair work along with odd jobs. The home he rents is in poor condition and not well insulated. Viles said he will rely mostly on his electric blanket to keep warm this winter.
Ben Smith, left, cradles his dachshund, Harley, around as he competes in the dog show before the races begin Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Nelson Park Festival Gardens.
Rachael Del Rio,7, (from left) Chloe Del Rio,6, Julissa Alsides, 7, and Robin Del Rio,7, cheer as the Amarillo Street Parade makes it's way past Thursday, July 4, 2013.
Medical Care Mission volunteers Frances Buzard, left, and Viola Shields pull medical files at the Mission on Thursday, February 9, 2012. Shields, the volunteer coordinator, has given her time to the Mission since 1983 as a volunteer. She manages about 75 volunteers.  
Specialist Trey Martin salutes as he free falls from a C-31 Friendship aircraft during practice with his fellow parachuters in the United States Army’s Golden Knights Parachute Team on Friday, April 27, 2012 at Dyess Air force Base. The team will perform in today's Dyess Big Country Airfest.
From left, Chorus Abilene singers Caroline Bradley, Charlotte Bradley, Sebastian Tardiff, Laura Terrell and Kassidy O'Hern wait to perform at a fundraising dinner on Friday, June 8, 2012 at the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature.
Doug Jones, 97, takes a rest from testing his drive shot on Friday, June 29, 2012 at the Abilene Country Club. Jones plays golf several times a week, despite the heat he can still be seen playing one of his favorite sports.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst talks about his campaign for U.S. Senate to a group of about 50 Abilene Republicans during his lunch at Lytle Land and Cattle Company on Thursday, May 24, 2012.
Al Brown roams through the Juneteenth celebration greeting his friends and relatives on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Stevenson Park.
Kate Miller snuggles with Pumpkin Marmalade, a kitten belonging to her little brother, Jack, while she takes a break from spelling on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at her home. Miller will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee this week near Washington, D.C. She won her spot in the bee by beating 21 other contestants in February’s 14th annual Hendrick Children’s Hospital Big Country Spelling Bee.
Abilene Christian High School Head Coach Mark Coley screams in victory over the 66-44 win against The Covenant at Moody High School on Saturday, December 3, 2011.
Cooper High School sophomore Michael Johnson has an attitude to match his costume as he gathers with the marching band before their opening performance during the annual "Boo Bowl," football game against Midland High School at Shotwell Stadium on Friday, November 4, 2011.
Gloria Lopez gently touches her mother's cheek as she visits with her at the Kent County Nursing Home in Jayton on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. Maria Sauceda,79, moved to the nursing home after suffering a stroke that left her unable to speak. Sauceda has daily visits from her children that live in the area.
 Winters High School cheerleaders take the field with the school mascot, the Blizzard, to start the game against Goldthwaite High School in Winters on Friday, October 21, 2011.
Twins Orus, left and Odus Stokes have spent their entire lives side by side in Brownwood. They are 86 years old and have worked at their auto body shop, Stokes Brothers Garage, since 1941. Their shop is located on the corner of Main and West Mayes streets, the brothers are proud to say they learned about mechanics on their own. They say the secret to their longevity is hard work.
Paskaziya Niyomungere, 10, left, springs out into the rain as her friends Francine Munezero, 9, center, and Riviya Manirumva, 9, dance and watch as the sky poured down a shower on Thursday, September 15, 2011.
Among the first contestants to arrive to the NHSFR were Rodeo Queens including, from left, Sierra Davenport, Ragan Forrester, Jessica Bowers and Dakota Passey.
Ed Swartz lives on his family ranch with his son, Troy. They run 300 mother cows across the 14,000 acre ranch.
Campbell County High School valedictorians from left, Della Simmons, Rachel Vliem, Amber Gangestad, Angie Benson, Michael Scheetz, Hannah Thorfinnson, Megan Klein, Angela Christensen and Jessica Dyk, far right.
Emily McElvery, 9, left, and Taegan Wandler, 9, far right, joined other performers in the 2011 Stars of Tomorrow Talent Show to watch from backstage as each participant faced their moment in the spot lights. There were 24 acts in the talent show on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at Campbell County High School in Gillette, Wyo.
Hunter Tibbetts, 7, stepped onto the school bus in a less cheerful mood than normal Thursday morning. His younger brother, Payton, had shut the car door on Hunter's head while waiting on the school bus. Tibbetts recovered from his injuries during the ride to Conestoga Elementary School as other students piled onto the bus. Driver Jimmy Bentz said hello and good morning to all the students as they stepped onto the bus. Bentz picks up about 65 elementary school students on his morning route.  
Keith and Bonnie Omang installed a solar panel behind their home in Nickelson Little Farms in July. Bonnie Omang said installing the solar panel was something she could do to help preserve the planet for her grandchildren.
Jay Martell grilled 220 pounds of beef and pork on his homemade grills at the Powder River Golf Tournament at the Bell Nob Golf course Friday. "Every cook has to have a cooking belt," Martell said. He keeps a Bud Light, tongs, a spatula, and a barbecue mop on his cooking belt.
Oklahoma National High School Finals Rodeo contestants from left, Lane Wilhelm, Joe Lufkin, Cody Goertzen and Todd Lindstrom,right, from Garden Valley, Idaho, listen to rules and guidelines during the mandatory meeting at Morningside Park in cam-plex on Sunday.
Richard Kemp's mack truck collection auctioned off in Hillsborough, NH on Saturday, July 25, 2009.
Evelyn Kemp, 101, is the mother of Richard Kemp, former owner of the Mack Museum in Hillsboro, NH. The collection of antique trucks and parts will be auctioned off on July 25, 2009.
Minnie Watterson,77, lives with her sister, Linda Watterson,65, on Crescent Street in Penacook, NH.
Gennie Beck,80, waits for her daughter to return from the grocery store in Bowling Green, Ky. 2008
Harold Vontress,87, of Mt. Pleasant, Ky. collects aluminum cans from the Classic Touch Car Wash and Lube Center in Bowling Green, Ky. on Wednesday morning. Vontress has lived in Bowling Green for over 50 years. He worked at Riley's Bakery for 30 years. He never had children, his wife of 51 years, Myrtle Ruth, died in 2000. Vontress said now to fill his time he collects cans, mows two yards a week, goes to church and goes fishing.
Cousins, Dylan Fountain,14, left and Joey Smith,15, at the annual Redneck Games in East Dublin, Ga. on Saturday, July 5, 2008.
Katrina Barden, 12, left, of Portsmouth, Va. holds her doll, "Kit" as she looks out over the Elizabeth River from the Sheraton Hotel on Waterside in Norfolk, Va. Barden was waiting for her turn to be interviewed for the upcoming American Girl Fashion show. Taken on Saturday, September 8, 2007.
Son Chamblee, left, and Frances Chamblee celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at their home in Tulsa, Okla.  
My baby brother, Mark Levi, at our home in Georgia taken in 2008


Photographs I have made since 2008