Kathy Boston sits on a torn roof as she looks through a muddied plastic tote full of family photographs that she rescued from her home along Jordan Creek road in Elkview, West Virginia, Friday afternoon, June 24, 2016. "Everything else can be replaced, " Bostic said, "Lives can't and pictures can't." The totes were sitting in her house as heavy rainfall and flooding hit the Elkview area on Thursday, June 23, resulting in 23 deaths across the state.
Photographer Larry Smith (left) adjusts eighth grader Damien Johnson's posture before taking his school picture for the yearbook during Belpre Christian Academy's 2013 picture day, September 19, 2013. Belpre Christian Academy, a private K-12 grade institution, only had 34 enrolled students for the 2013-2014 school year.
Becky Phillips (left to right), Della Gilliam and Elizabeth Pernod embrace during the "Celebration of Life" service for 14-year-old Mykala Phillips at Bethesda Church in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., on Sunday afternoon, July 31, 2016. Phillips, who is still missing and presumed dead, disappeared June 23 when she slipped from her brother’s grip in raging flood waters on Mill Hill Drive in White Sulphur Springs.
Chris VonBargen works in solitude as he mounts a deer head for a customer at his shop, Wild Reflections Taxidermy, in Nelsonville, Ohio on January 6, 2012. “I treat taxidermy like any other art form out there,” said VonBargen. “It’s not all about killing the animals, in fact I don’t really hunt. I don’t get the urges to anymore. I hope that people realize I respect the animals, and that’s why I like to preserve them.”
Mr. Taco Brooks and Miss Ghia Huffman's pose for photos at the alter after the Pooch Nuptials Royal wedding on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at the Humane Society of Genesee County in Burton. The ceremony was held at 1 p.m. with a reception of cake and punch following immediately after.
Feeding seagulls during an afternoon at the beach on Treasure Island, a city in Pinellas County, Florida, on October 24, 2014.
Little Miss Zeta Amicae Pageant Participants line up in the hallway before the final dance with their escorts by their sides at the L.T. Brazil Community Center in Itta Bena, Mississippi, March 29, 2014.
Keion Wiley, a 12-year-old with severe Autism, sits in his room moving a string of beads in between his fingers as he plays the game "Restaurant Story" on the family iPad. His Nana, Erlene Wiley, (not pictured) says that his bed, decked out with blue Spiderman artwork, is "his safe place." Roanoke, Virginia, August 2013.
New Lothrop faces Lake Fenton during a wrestling match at Lake Fenton High School, Linden, Michigan, on February 4, 2015.
Amateur MMA fighters David Walker and TJ Wash duke it out in the ring during the final Arnold Sports Festival Amateur MMA match at the LC Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, March 1, 2013.
Gladyes Williamson holds up a discolored jug of water and chants along with other protestors outside the Farmers Market downtown on April 25, 2015, which marks the one year anniversary of the City of Flint switching from using Detroit water to Flint River water. Flint residents of all ages gathered outside Flint City Hall, located on S. Saginaw Street, with signs, t-shirts, and megaphones before walking throughout many streets downtown to voice their concerns with the public.
Flint Kearsley head coach Luther Brown sheds a few tears as he tells his team how proud he is after winning the MHSAA Division 2 Team Wrestling Regionals on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at Linden High School in Linden, Michigan. After a close match, Flint Kearsley beat Ortionville-Brandon by one point, 37-36.
The WVU Mountaineers quietly sit in their locker room after a hard loss in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, on Friday March 18, 2016. The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, a 14-seed, rolled over the WVU Mountaineers, a three-seed, 70-56.
A young girl eats food at the cookout before the Flint Public Art Project's first Neighborhood Art Parade of the year on Thursday, April 30, 2015, starting at Sarvis Park in Civic Heights in Flint, Michigan. Participants of all ages met at Sarvis Park at 5:30 p.m., to eat food before lining up for the parade that started after 6 p.m. The Nightfire Drumline provided a beat for parade participants to march to as they walked a mile through the Civic Heights neighborhood.
Debris and mud are strewn around Clendenin, W.Va., on Saturday, June 25, 2015, after flood waters from the massive storm that hit the area on Thursday evening receded. The flooding killed at least 23 people across the state, said Tim Rock, a public information officer for the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.