Specialist Adenawel Ledesma, talks to Jean-Luc O'Brien,5, during the Naturalization Oath Ceremony in New York, New York on Aug. 3, 2018. Throughout the ceremony Jean-Luc continually gets Ledesma's attention in order to chat.

Michael Joseph Bentley, 6, lays down on his horse during a therapeutic riding lesson at the EquiCenter in Rush, N.Y. on Dec. 6, 2017.

Paul Papadakos eats dinner by himself at his brother's house, where he lives, in Pittsford N.Y. on Nov. 30, 2016. Paul Papadakos is 57 years and has Down Syndrome, trisomy 21. Paul has lived with his brother, Peter Papadakos, and his step-sister, Susan Dantoni, since 1998. "He is really very old for someone with Down  Syndrome" says Susan. Although, when Paul was born, the life expectancy was around 25 years Paul has no signs of failing health.

Katteryne Hernandez kisses the hand of her baby, while waiting in the NICU of Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on Oct. 6, 2017.

A baby lies in the NICU unit of Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa on Oct. 6, 2017 . Hospital Escuela is dealing with lack of space in the NICU to take care of the 16,000 babies born a year. Because of this lack of space 54% of babies that die in the hospital never reach the NICU ward.

A boxers gloves laying outside of John's Boxing Gym in the Bronx, N.Y. on June 4, 2018.

Emily Tichonuk sits in the dining room of her mothers house in Addison, Vermont on March 20, 2016. After her parents divorced when she was 8, Tichonuk finds herself living two separate lives at her mom and dad's house, a quite and calm one at her mother's and an active life at her father's.

A boxer takes a water break while training at John's Boxing Gym, on June 4, 2018.

Andres Vazquez, a medic at Santa Ana's Fire Station 71, lifts weights as part of his one hour required work out. Firefighters are required to do an hour of moderate exercise a day, but they must be careful not to overdo it because they still have to be ready to go out on a call.

Levy Powel, 9, reaches out to touch hands with Rochester Institute of Technology's Jade Mancini (28) as the team walks out onto the ice before the second period at the Gene Polisseni Center at RIT in Henrietta, N.Y. on Sept. 24th, 2017. RIT won against Ryerson with a score 6-5.

Calvin Potter hands an order of Poutine to a costumer at Rochester Institute of Technology in Henrietta, N.Y. on Oct. 13, 2017. Potter works at the food truck, Le Poutine, which is servicing Brick City. Brick City Homecoming is a weekend long event that Rochester Institute of Technology puts on for Alumni and Parents during October.

Tim Brady, left,  and Jim Willams, right, help pilot Carroll Teitsworth inflate the balloon with hot air at the New York State Festival of Balloons on September 3rd 2016, in Dansville NY. The hot air balloons are only inflated with hot air after being blown up with powerful fans first.

Devon Critteden works his kitchen at Bobo's Chicken Shack downtown Rochester on October 6, 2016. Devon is an entrepreneur who started and runs the restaurant himself. 

Studio portraits of drag queen Samantha Vega.

Laura Dustin, 63, is a volunteer at EquiCenter. She helps take care of the horses, bursting them, cleaning them and getting them ready for their lessons. "I joined the EquiCenter 5 years ago, it was actually an accident that I found them."

Mark Osterman firing the Magnesium flash at the RIT Big Shot #32 featuring the Kodak Building on September 18th 2016. Started in 1987, RIT Big Shot is a nighttime community photography project produced by the School of Photographic Arts & Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, USA. 

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