Portfolio ~ Singles

Singles

Relief
Relief
Steve Reincke of Lancaster, Ohio, cools down his horse, Spirit, after participating in the civil war reenactment of the Battle of Buffington Island, held in Portland, Ohio.

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Meltdown
Nihal Chintapatla, 9, cries during a violent meltdown, while his teacher pushes him in a womb-like swing used to calm him down, during his special needs class at Barron Park Elementary School on April 26, 2005 in Palo Alto, Calif. Nihal, was diagnosed with a low-functioning form of Autism, and often experiences aggressive meltdowns, whose causes remain unknown. Autism Spectrum Disorders, or ASD, are a group of developmental disabilities caused by unusual brain development. In 2005, one in 166 births were diagnosed with ASD.

Just Married
Just Married
Newlyweds Jamey, 18, and Andy Addington, 20, share an intimate moment during their post-wedding meal at a McDonald’s restaurant. Jamey, one month pregnant, married her high school sweetheart in a small wedding ceremony held in McArthur, Ohio. Andy got a job packing frozen foods at a nearby factory two days before the wedding. “They wouldn’t give me the day off of work for our wedding,” Andy said, “so I have to go to work right after [the wedding] or I’ll lose my job.” “Not much of a honeymoon,” Jamey said, “I can’t believe I’m going to be alone on the night of my wedding.”

Lift
Lift
Aj Busse, 16, weight trains in his basement for the Cornhusker State Games arm wrestling competition, held in Lincoln, Neb. Busse’s mother Marsha will also compete in the arm wrestling competition and made the wrestler collage poster for inspiration.

Reflection
Reflection
Omar Workman is reflected in a mirror just before being lowered into his bed. He says of his condition, “I don’t know how much longer I can live like this. I hope not too long.”

Makeup
Makeup
Athens High School friends, from left to right, senior Courtney Allen, junior Laura Dankin, junior Annie Hutchinson, senior Erin Herpy and senior Kara Osborne, upper right, gather in Courtney’s bathroom to get ready for their homecoming formal. Allen and nine of her friends got together in her home to dress up for the dance.

Night Light
Night Light
Ruth Workman watches over her husband Omar after she helped him into bed. Ruth says of their daily life, “It’s hard. But the good lord don’t give you any more than you can handle.”


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