Stills 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. 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. 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. Scott Byers, 47, of St.Petersburg, stands on the roof of his home on 9th Ave. N following a tornado on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, in St.Petersburg. Some ceiling damage, water damage and broken windows occurred due to the storm. Natashia Milburn, 31, an abortion-rights advocate and St. Petersburg resident, poses for a portrait at Vinoy Park on Thursday, July 14, 2022 in St. Petersburg. Milburn got an abortion when she was 16 and said she did not think about it for 10-15 years. “I realize now how much it has impacted me,” she said. Susan Lopez, the State Attorney for Hillsborough county, staples papers at her desk on Oct. 6, 2022, in Tampa. Lopez replaced Andrew Warren, who was recently removed from office by Gov. Ron DeSantis in August. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times. 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. Beth Cole, 62, a volunteer yoga instructor of Soothe Our Souls (SOS), chats with guests on Sunday, July 3, 2022 in St. Petersburg. SOS is a nonprofit which provides free sailing trips for those facing health and wellness challenges while also providing healing experiences, such as a yoga, onboard. My grandmother, Carmen Herron, 77, of the Dominican Republic, carries a plant over to her garden on April 20, 2020. For as long as I can remember, plants have been my grandmother’s passion and she’s spent most of her time maintaining them, even before the pandemic. Karen Kistner, 69, of Largo, poses for a portrait at her home 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. Immanuel Jarvis of Durham, N.C., pets one of his hogs located on his 4-acre farm in Durham on Feb. 29, 2020. The farm practices permaculture and lets the hogs function naturally to remove undergrowth in the surrounding wooden areas. 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. 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. Madelyn Everist, 15, the drummer of the band, Anarkitty, rehearses on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 in St. Petersburg. The teenage musicians from Girls Rock St. Pete introduced the Russian feminist punk band, Pussy Riot, at St. Pete Pride on Friday. On assignment for the Tampa Bay Times. William Champion, the drummer of the British rock band, Coldplay, takes the stage during a concert on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Katierick Ureña of the Dominican Republic, poses for a photo on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dustin Duong, 19, of Charlotte, poses for a portrait on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 in Karen Shelton Stadium.