A cow attempts to lick the face of Don Towles, 40, at a local farm where he works as heardsmen on Sunday, Sept. 17 2017 in Watertown, New York. (Christian K. Lee/ Watertown Daily Times)
Activist Phillip Parnell, 65, is seen in a portrait surrounded by many of the panels he has created in efforts to highlight the city's failure to solve homicides east of the Anacostia River, a predominantly African American neighborhood Wednesday, June 22, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Christian K. Lee/The Washington Post)
Veteran Dave Meredith, age 61, served in the Vietnam War as an artillery man. "I was spit on and called a killer when I first came home from the war, I am happy that we are getting the credit we deserve now" Meredith said. Here he sits on his porch as he reflects on his fallen comrades and his time spent serving in the military, Memorial Day 2015.
2018 Miss Thousand Islands Joelle Leek on the basketball court where she suffered a concussion playing basketball during her freshman year at La Fargeville Central School on Thursday, Sept. 28 2017 in La Fargeville, New York. Concussion awareness has become her platform. (Christian K. Lee/Watertown Daily Times)
LAPD officer Dante Pagulayan during a bone marrow drive for his partner Matthew Medina at the LAPD Rampart Division in Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Pagulayan and Medina have been partners for seven years. "He is a loving father and friend," Pagulayan said. (Christian K. Lee/ Los Angeles Times)
Amy Brigs holds an image of her son who committed suicide on Wednesday, Sept. 27 2017 in Watertown. (Christian K. Lee/ Watertown Daily Times)
Travis Detritus is a circus freakshow performer. He uses tools such as the screwdriver he has plunged in his nose to cause harm to himself, for the sake of entertainment. "I get joy from providing a sense of enterainment for people," Detritus said while sitting at a bar in Alton, IL where he entices guests.