Erica Garner, daughter of slain Eric Garner, leads a protest on Staten Island on December 16, 2014 in the pouring rain over the chokehold death of her father. A few days after this image was taken, two New York City police officers were shot and killed in a revenge shooting in light of the events in Ferguson and New York.
Courtney Drain, a community activist and resident of Cudell (the neighborhood where Tamir Rice lived) has a confrontation with a police official during a march on the Veteran's Memorial Bridge in downtown Cleveland, Ohio on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Saline County Sheriff Cain Humphrey clears a corner during an active shooter drill at the Kansas State Fairgrounds on June 17, 2015.
Young boys play with a shooting video game during the annual Nemacolin Citizens' Club Christmas Party, where gifts are given to families who may not have access to them in this remote and rural previous mining patch in southwest Pennsylvania,
Scarlett Alison 6, laughs with her step-father, Shaun Daniska, in-between events during the Cinderella Ball held at Brimfield Middle School on November 8, 2014.
Dyiamon Hippen, 8, sits on the porch with her father Dustin after school on November 11, 2015. Due to her mother's work schedule, Mr. Hippen spends the most time with Dyiamon during the day. Dyiamon was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a rare disorder that literally means curving joints.
Bob Scein, of Marshfield, trudges across along S Chestnut Avenue to his home during whiteout conditions from Winter Storm Kayla in Marshfield on February 2, 2016.
Hutchinson Fire Department Battalion Chief Rex Albright controls a blaze between quick runs in the burn room of the Hutchinson Fire Department Command and Training Center on September 29, 2015.
Jay Stucki (front) and Jon Stucki, from Pretty Prairie, wait for the steer wrestling competition to end so they can set up the mutton bustin' shoots during the Pretty Prairie Rodeo on July 16. The brothers are working the rodeo.
Seen through a row of certificates, an inmate waits to be called up to receive his accolades during the Inmate Programs Graduation at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility East Unit on October 22, 2015.
Gene Lilyhorn, 8, washes his pig, Pork and Beans, during the Reno County 4-H Fair on July 24, 2015.
Ava Combs, 8, shares a moment with her prized steer, Tank, before he is sold in the premium auction at the conclusion of the Reno County 4-H Fair. She taught Tank to lie down so she could climb on him.
Alicia Lauss, 23, and a resident of Washington, Il for 10 years, clutches a cat that she found in the basement insulation of her home, all that remains from the tornado, six days after it tore through the community. The owner of the animal is not yet known.
The Princess House, on Front St. in Union Beach, NJ, was ripped in half by the current of water that rushed up the shores residential beach city during Hurricane Sandy.
Tim Clem, of Lenexa, makes one last effort before being beaten by Joe O'Rouke during the Kansas Arm Wrestling Championships at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Kan., September 13, 2015.
Sandra Saunder bites back tears while comforting her daughter Nicole Saunder, who rushed home at 3:00 a.m. to find that her husband and two children safely made it out of their burning home, but the family dog, Sam, did not. Firefighters attempted to save Sam, but he died from smoke inhalation.
Andy Kilpatrick, a resident of Bloomington, Il and owner of a tree service in the area, hangs an American flag on a ravaged tree in the epicenter of the tornado devastation in Washington, Illinois.
A Hutchinson firefighter battles through the smoke on a ladder to break windows to allow smoke out of a structure fire on W 12th Ave in Hutchinson on July 27, 2015. One firefighter was hospitalized due to the height of the blaze on the 100 degree day.
Held by their mother Amanda Taylor, (from left) Cavin, 8, Aaron, 6, and Elijah, 4, all pray to themselves while words are offered by Major Penny Mungai during a ceremony kicking off the Red Kettle Event with the Salvation Army in downtown Hutchinson, Kansas.
Mark Yoder, 7, watches as his mother helps untangle his shoelaces, which were caught in his bicycle's pedals, while his sisters Emma, 9, (left) and Marnita, 5, patiently wait to ride again with their brother outside their home on October 16, 2014. The family is Amish.