Stills 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.” 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. 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 rent prices in St. Petersburg. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times. Road traffic victims, their families and safety advocates convened on World Day of Remembrance to honor and remember those who have died and been injured from traffic violence on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in Treasure Island. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times. Stephanie Anderson, 65, of St.Petersburg, steps out of a room at Delma’s, The Flower Booth, on Sept. 8, 2022, in St.Petersburg. Anderson, the owner of the florist shop, has worked there since she was 15, and is scrambling to find a new building for the nearly 70-year-old business after its landlord sold it to developers. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times. 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. Karen Kistner, 69, of Largo, poses for a portrait at her home (left) and holds a photograph of her parents (right) on Monday, July 25, 2022 in Largo. Kistner’s father died of Alzheimer’s when he was 75, prompting her to sign up for an Alzheimer’s drug trial based in Tampa. She tested negative for the biomarker which may indicate Alzheimers. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times. Mack Johnson III, 53, of Tampa, holds up a photograph taken of his sister in 1986 on Sunday, July 31, 2022 in Tampa. Johnson’s sister, Donyelle, went missing on April 4, 1989. “All of a sudden one day she never came back,” he said. 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. 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. Barbara Ramos, 64, of St. Petersburg, does yoga onboard the Magic, the largest sailboat of the Soothe Our Souls fleet (SOS) on Sunday, July 3, 2022 in St. Petersburg. SOS is a nonprofit which provides free sailing trips for those facing health and wellness challenges, such as Ramos, who said “it’s lonely at home,” and came to meet new people. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times. 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. 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. Bobbi Brown, 46, of Monticello, braids the hair of Jessica Beckwith, 25, of Ohio, during the 2023 Gasparilla Parade of Pirates on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, in Tampa. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times. 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.