(From left) Yaretzi Vasques, 9, of Cary, and Yainel Vasques, 6, of Cary, pose for a portrait next to their mother, Nelida Arana Gaona, 37, of Cary, as she holds onto Jaime Vasques,1, of Cary, at their Chatham Estates mobile home on Friday, Sept. 29, 2023, in Cary. Chatham Estate’s land is up for sale, leaving Gaona and her family fearing displacement after living in their mobile home for 9 years. On assignment for Indy Week.
Allison Doty, a 31-year-old pet taxidermist, mounts her pet cat Cakes, who died in 2020, on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Inverness. “It took more time for me to mount her and I’ve had a couple breakdowns through it,” said Doty. “But now that I’m at the finishing points … I’m seeing her kind of start to come back to life.” On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times.
Kim Brummel, 64, of Ohio, waters plants at the Farm Church garden on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023, in Durham. Farm Church visitors worship God at the garden on Watts Street and donate the yields to address food insecurity in the community. On assignment for INDY Week.
Jason Stuart Flores, 37, an indigenous activist, lights a herbal mixture including sage during a sleep-in protest on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in St. Petersburg. “Locals are being kicked out…what’s going to happen to the people,”? said Flores about high rent prices in St. Petersburg. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times.
Adelle Dickson, 55, of Holly Springs, poses for a portrait with a 2020 photo of her fiancé, Henderson Atwater, in her home on Monday, Oct. 9, 2023, in Holly Springs. On assignment for INDY Week.
The funeral of Pinellas Deputy Michael Hartwick was held at the Idlewild Baptist Church on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Lutz. Hartwick died after being struck by a front loader while directing traffic away from road work on Sept.22. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times.
Jill McCorkle, the author of Old Crimes: and Other Stories, poses for a portrait in her home on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, in Hillsborough.
UNC redshirt senior A.C. Headlee and Princeton sophomore Quincy Monday compete in weight class 157 at Carmichael Arena on Jan. 11, 2020. No. 17 UNC defeated No. 12 Princeton 25-11. On assignment for The Daily Tar Heel.
Carmen Herron, 77, of the Dominican Republic, carries a plant over to her garden on April 20, 2020.
Alyssa Fisher, 27, of Raleigh, poses for a portrait across the hall from her unit, at Grosvenor Gardens Apartments on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023, in Raleigh. An unsafe building notice remains taped on unit G1’s door after an apartment fire in May, which left soot damage in Fisher’s unit across the hall and forced her to temporarily relocate to a vacant unit. Fisher decided to move out of her unit, citing safety concerns, unresolved maintenance issues and a rent increase in August bringing her monthly payment of $845 to $1,100. “It’s not safe,” she said. “It’s not livable.” On assignment for INDY Week.
Mark Barclay, the 70-year-old owner of the Barclay Pharmacy, checks his phone while surveying damage inflicted by Hurricane Ian on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Venice. The storm blew the roof off the pharmacy and the businesses surrounding it. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times.
Kareema El-Genk, 10, of Durham, gets her face painted with bloody tears during the “Let Gaza Play” gathering at Durham Central Park on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023, in Durham. El-Genk says she chose the design, “to show what the kids [in Gaza] are going through.” Children and families gathered in Durham Central Park to build and fly kites, color, read, and play to advocate for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza. On assignment for INDY Week.
Durham County District Attorney Satana Deberry poses for a portrait in her office at the Durham County Courthouse on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2023, in Durham. On assignment for INDY Week.
A glass of rosé and a grazing board are displayed at Good Intentions, a newly opened vegan restaurant, on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, in St.Petersburg. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times.
USF forward Dulcy Fankam Mendjiadeu (32) fights for possession of the ball during the game against Houston at the Yuengling Center on Feb. 12, 2023, in Tampa. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times.

Kennedi Carter, 22, poses for a portrait in her apartment in Durham, N.C., on July 7, 2021. The Durham resident was 21 when she became the youngest photographer to shoot a cover for British Vogue when she photographed Beyoncé. On assignment for the Raleigh News & Observer.
Hillside football players rest at halftime before playing against Millbrook in Durham, N.C., on Nov. 12, 2021. The score at the half was 0-0. Millbrook went on to beat Hillside 14-8, which eliminated Hillside from the playoffs.
Millbrook celebrates after defeating Hillside 14-8 at Hillside High School in Durham, N.C., on Nov. 12, 2021. Millbrook will advance to the third round of the 4A state playoffs.
The Tuskegee University Marching Pipers perform during the MLK Dream Big parade on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in St.Petersburg. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times.
(From left) Wyatt Farrior, 22, of Tampa, and Gator Farrior, 27, of Tampa, and Elizabeth King, 28, of Tampa, assemble a skeleton decoration before the Children’s Gasparilla Parade on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Tampa. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times.
Josephine McRobbie and Joseph O’Connell, the Gibson & Toutant band couple, pose for a portrait at the playground featured in parts of their “Quoth My Baby” music video, on Friday, March 15, 2024, in Burlington. On March 22, the duo will debut their album, “On the Green,” on Sleepy Cat Records.
Junior forward Wendell Moore Jr. (0) shoots the ball in Cameron Indoor Stadium on Nov. 13, 2021. The Blue Devils defeated the Fighting Camels 67-56.
Rodney Thompson, 30, of Raleigh, N.C., plays with his 3.5 month old daughter, Eliana, on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Raleigh, N.C. Eliana was diagnosed with Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR), which occurs when a baby does not grow to a normal weight during pregnancy.
UNC fans “rush” Franklin Street after UNC men’s basketball team defeated their rival Duke 94-81 at the away game in Cameron Indoor Stadium on March 5, 2022. Coach K lost his last home game after four decades coaching the Blue Devils.
Katierick Ureña of the Dominican Republic, poses for a photo on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Raleigh, N.C.