Carolyn O’Connell, 77, is a retired Secretary, residing in Foxdale Village. She has lived in Iowa, Minneapolis, New York City, Washington D.C., Pittsburg, State College, Colorado, and Arizona. She’s also visited a countless amount of places, which include: France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, China, Russia, Greece, Australia, and New Zealand.
C.S., 50, will reach her “safety date” at the end of July 2016, which means she will no longer need to take breast cancer medication. “I feel like I have a second chance, and with that chance, I want take the opportunity that God has given me to do more things. I want to show my family what I think I’ve seen in my journey. (New York City News Service)
Carla, a Christmas tree vendor in lower Manhattan, brings a reef to a customer. She is originally from Spain and travels to New York every year to sell Christmas trees for a month at a time. She works 15-hour days, sometimes without a break. She refuses to give her last name as such working conditions are illegal.
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Kathy Vergara, 24, tries on a clown costume during a training she is leading at Blue Balloon Parties in Astoria, Queens. She says she has a drastically different personality when inside her costume. Vergara is also currently pregnant with twins. (New York City News Service)
Two Blue Balloon Parties staff lead a game of musical chairs at a children’s birthday party in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. (New York City News Service)
Two parents sit with their daughter at Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics just before an appointment. Doctors at the clinic administer care to low income families in the area. This week doctors are expressing concern for families who may lose healthcare for their children who use the almost-expired Children’s Health Insurance Program.
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These photographs were shot and assembled into a photo essay for a package called “36 Hours In Fes.”
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Scott Ostrem, 47, is suspected of fatally shooting three people at a suburban Denver Walmart and is being held without bond on suspicion of first-degree murder, a charge that can lead to life without parole or a death sentence. (Associated Press/ Denver)
C.S., 50, will reach her “safety date” at the end of July 2016, which means she will no longer need to take breast cancer medication. She says this experience has taught her to be more selfless, something she says she may not have learned if she hadn’t battled the disease. (New York City News Service)
Hundreds of high school and college students rallied all over Colorado to protest President Trump’s decision to roll back a program that would protect immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as minors. The program has provided nearly 800,000 young immigrants, including 17,000 in Colorado, a reprieve from deportation and the ability to work legally in the U.S. in the form of two-year, renewable work permits. The Trump administration said it was giving Congress six months to come up with a legislative solution before it stops renewing permits for people covered by the program. (Associated Press/ Denver)
TC Bell, a single father, talks to his two daughters Emma, 4, and Dagny, 8, before they leave for school one morning. Bell’s daughters are both recipients of Children’s Health Insurance Program, which provides low-cost coverage to families who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid. But certain states like Colorado are running out of money to continue the program, leaving parents like Bell in limbo. (Associated Press/ Denver)