Corey Perrine | Photojournalist

Life

A woman is carried away after fainting from mourning by three neighbors Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 in Immokalee. First responders were dispatched at 7:30 p.m. to 501 Doak Ave. where two individuals were fatally wounded in a predominately Haitian part of town. Imokalee Police and Collier County Sheriffs are calling the incident an active death investigation at this time. Police have leads on a person of interest. Hundreds came out after word spread wailing and mourning, showing strong ties and support in the community.
  
LaTina Harris sheds a tear while holding her daughter Makila, 3, Saturday, June 5 at friend Shontae Croft's apartment in Aiken, S.C. LaTina's brother D'Than Harris, 16, drowned Memorial Day weekend Sunday, May 30 after being dared to jump in Langley Pond. This is the second death for LaTina in a year after losing her newborn son in April due to kidney failure.
  
KLANDESTINE -- Members of the Ku Klux Klan watch a cross burn Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 in Warrenville, S.C. Duwayne Johnson was initiated as the Imperial Wizard of the All-American Invisible Knights and announced his group would soon have a larger presence in Augusta, Ga. Johnson claims his chapter is not about white supremacy but about keeping races separate in
     
  
Sheri McGuire weeps at the headstone of Army Master Sgt. Richard Hughes Burwell Saturday, May 29 at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Augusta. Over 4000 flags were placed at the headstones of past veterans in honoring them for Memorial Day. American Legion Post 178, volunteers and The Boy Scouts of America helped in the efforts.
  
Cynthia Tebbetts of Goffstown is helped into the recovery room by Rita de Senneville after her three-hour male to female gender reassignment surgery at the Centre Metropolitain de Chirurgie in Montreal. The event marked her first full step into womanhood.
  
John Iaquinta changes the diapers of his son Max, 14 weeks, while his daughter Cameron, 3, sleeps Tuesday, June 10 at their home in Nashua. John is one of about 145,000 stay-at-home dads with the trend steadily increasing as a viable family living option.
     
  
Richmond County Deputy Sheriff Leo Newman looks in at the scene of a crash Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 at Summerville ACE Fine Wines & Spirits liquor store on Walton Way in Augusta, Ga. According to Newman, a call came in at 2:56 p.m. of 81 year-old William H. Wiseman who had crashed his Ford Explorer SUV through the store. Newman said that Wiseman said,
  
Friends and family reflect on the life of Scott Craig after throwing in carnations in his honor Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the J. Strom Thurmond Dam & Lake Visitor's Center. Close to 200 individuals paid their respects. A week ago Craig went missing while fishing on the lake. Only his boat was recovered. Currently, people that patrol the water, are devoting an extra hour in the morning and in the evening in his recovery. Local boaters have donated their time according to his mother, Terri Craig.
  
Surrounded by family, midwives and after about five hours in a birthing tub, Danielle Lamoureux, center, of Fitchburg, Mass. lets out a sigh after birthing her newborn son, Julian, at 7:01 a.m. Sunday, June 11 at The Birth Cottage in Milford N.H. After recent legislation was passed to include midwifery on insurance plans, New Hampshire and states alike have seen an increase in alternative birth methods.
     
  
Newlyweds Tiffaney, 21, and Brendon Peterson, 18, from left, embrace while witnesses Larina Thornton, Brendon's mom, wipes a tear, and Joe Morgan, Tiffaney's dad, sign wedding documents with Terri McKay, Public Notary, May 25, 2013 at Drive-Thru Wedding & Notary on 19th St. SW in Naples, Fla.
  
Robert Garrett-Cole, 9, right laughs at his friend Tyler Waring, 9, after he lost his footing, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Golden Gate Community Park in Naples. Thousands came out to celebrate an annual tradition since 1985 -- playing on 100 tons of imported snow. The event also featured, food, music, a carnival, games, Santa Claus, tobogganing and more.
  
Tonya Nelson of Augusta has hands laid on her by Kimmi Gardner of Grovetown Saturday, Aug. 14 underneath The Calhoun Express way at 15th Street in Augusta. Bridge Ministry from the New Hope Worship Center based in Grovetown have been assemblying under the bridge for the past three and a half years, providing temporal and spiritual needs for the homeless, the underprivlidged and other congragationists. They not only heal but offer prayers and help people become saved through Jesus Christ. They assemble underneath a bridge after Pastor Roger Gardner, Kimmi's husband, was inspired years ago in Nashville, Tenn. when he witnessed one.
     
  
Derrick Greene, 27, of Quechee, Vt. jumps off a covered bridge 100 feet into the Ottauquechee River Sunday, July 10, 2011 while others look in Woodstock, Vt. In the background is Simon Pearce Restaurant at the mills where fine dining is served and glass is blown below. Temperatures in the 90's made for perfect swim weather for patrons and daredevils alike.
  
Santa Claus is seen boarding the elevator as he goes up to give presents to children Saturday, Dec. 25 at the Medical College of Georgia's Children's Medical Center in Augusta, Ga. Santa came to visit several children who were there for the holidays.
  
Ivana Varga, right, dances with partner Nicholas Altomare Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the Waldorf Astoria in Naples, Fla. Hundreds competed in the Swing Into Summer Ballroom Dance Competition. Ages competing ranged from 8 years-old to 92 in the Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Quickstep, Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba and more. Lunch was offered to registered participants and guests and medals were handed out to top finishers in various categories.
     
  
From left, Chase Stanek, 8, mom, Jill, brother, Hunter, 13, and Wyatt, 6, all of Lincoln, wait for their dad, Sgt. First Class David Stanek, not shown, to appear from an airplane Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at the Nebraska National Guard Air Base in Lincoln, Neb. About 100 U.S. Army National Guardsmen and women from the 195th Forward Support Company (Special Operations) returned home from a mission to Afghanistan.
  
Pfc. Virniqua Watkins of Sparta, Ga. consoles her teary-eyed daughter Harmony, 1, after a deployment ceremony Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 at Ft. Gordon, Ga. About 100 troops from A Company, 345th Military Intelligence Battalion will deploy to Baghdad, Iraq tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m. but will head first to training, for six weeks, at Ft. Bragg, N.C. Their mission, the first unit to deploy since the end of combat operations announced last month, will serve as the Corps Analytical Augmentation Element for United States Forces Iraq located at Camp Victory for 12 months.