In honor of National Senior Health and Fitness Day residents of The Arlington, in a moment of silence, cup their ears to take in the many sounds of the swamp during a guided tour of Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in Naples.
A Nebraska State Correctional Officer outside of the Nebraska State Penitentiary on the morning of Carey Dean Moore's planned execution via lethal injection Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 in Lincoln, NE.
The Lincoln Southeast marching bad prepares to take the field for their performance during the 35th Annual Lincoln Public Schools Marching Band Invitational at Seacrest Field Oct. 17, 2015 in Lincoln.
Backyard dreams. Bowling Green, Ky. 2012.
Florida Atlantic University ROTC cadets Armand Vezina, left, and Steven Todd White pay their respect to Peter Wang, a JROTC student who lost his life during last week's school shooting, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. "Once I heard about Mr. Wang's passing and holding the door open we had to come," Vezina said. "He deserves the utmost respect."
Hester Kamin, a long-time arts and humanities educator, marks down the names of the 17 lives lost in the Parkland, Fla. mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School outside the Collier County Courthouse Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Naples.
Wrapped tightly in a warm bath towel with head burrowed in his father’s arms Stellan Gonzalez, 1, stares on with sleepy eyes as his father Fred Gonzalez Jr. carries him to his room to prepare for bed October 22, 2014 in Berea, Ky.
During a SUIDS (Sudden Unexpected Infant Death) awareness event, Isabella DiGrigoli, 11, helps to release butterflies in memorial for the 43 babies lost to safe sleep since 2000 in Collier County at the NCH Garden of Hope and Courage Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in Naples. October is Safe Sleep Awareness Month.
As the babies things start to make their way into the new apartment Jude Forges can't help but smile as she walks into what will be her room at Bridgewater Bay Apartments Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Naples. Jude Forges, along with her sons Izaiah, 14, and Sincere, 7, lost their home Monday, April 10th, 2017 in a fire at Bear Creek Apartments in North Naples.
Jessie Perez, far left, nuzzles against her girlfriend Gina Travez, left, as church bells are rung 49 times for the 49 victims of the Orlando Nightclub shooting at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Monday, June 13, 2016 in Orlando, Fla. "This is our home," Jessie said. "That's why it hurts so much."
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, seen prior to delivering her commencement address at Ave Maria's 2018 graduation ceremony, at Golisano Field House Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Ave Maria, Fla.
Enjoying time off from work Bowling Green residents Kelcie Poteet, 17, and Jean Burden, 16, (L to R) throw their hands in the air while riding Beech Bend Park's infamous wooden roller coaster "The Rumbler" Sunday September 14, 2014. "We got off early today so we decided we would start ridin'", Jean said. "This is definitely the best part about working here."
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Father Bill Faupel of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church blesses Hazel, a Dachshund, during the church's annual "Blessing of the Pets" service at Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 in Naples, Fla.
Tyler Few, crew member of the Miss Chloe Ann, tosses out a buoy to mark the location of a specific crab trap while running a line early Friday, October 6, 2017 off the coast of Goodland, Fla. During any given trip the crew will setup 200-plus traps. Open season for crab begins Oct. 15, 2017.
Collier Mosquito Control District's chief pilot Chris Bell, along with pilot Kevin Dunleavy, not pictured, conduct a spray mission late Thursday, September 9, 2016 just east of Collier Blvd and south of I-75. At a cruising altitude of 300 feet the pair will spray 30 gallons of dibrom, a chemical spray used to kill adult mosquitos, over the course of this mission translating to about a half ounce used per acre.
A disgruntled-looking burrowing owl, with multiple colored bands around its legs, scans its surroundings outside of its burrow Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Marco Island, Fla. The bands are used to track the protected animals.
77-year-old Nic Neumann, right, along with 400-plus other graduates, smiles while waiting to make his entrance backstage at Germain Arena Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Estero. He was the oldest graduate in the class of 2017.
October 19, 2017. That was the day Alicia Hernandez, 2, received a new heart after spending 519 days at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, Fla. While waiting for her transplant Hernandez was kept alive with a Berlin Heart, a device that aids the heart in pumping blood. She was discharged from the hospital on Christmas Eve and is on her way towards a full recovery. Seen here with her mother, Nydia Salinas-Hernandez, at their home Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 in Naples.
Emylee Gonzalez, 13, anxiously peers out to the arena floor as her squad, the Cape Coral Junior Varsity cheer team, prepares to perform their routine during the Peace River Conference Pop Warner Cheerleading Competition at Germain Arena Sunday, October 22, 2017 in Estero, Fla. Teams throughout the region came to support their hometowns in the event.
Collier County Waterkeeper Bill D'Antuono spears a Snapper while diving below one of the support beams for Air Force Radio Tower "R" (seen at right) Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 about 30 miles off the coast of Naples, Fla. The fate of the tower is in question as the Air Force decides to sink it, creating an artificial reef, leave it untouched, or remove it entirely. The old decommissioned Air Force radio tower is known as a local Naples hotspot for fishing and diving.
Flautist Kat Epple, in a blur of ever-changing light projections, accompanies Lily Hatchett (not shown) in her performance art piece titled 'Paper Grotto' during Shangri-La Springs monthly Art & Nature Community Night Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 in downtown Bonita Springs. This month's show, titled “Dream or Reality”, featured a variety of activities and performances throughout the property including live performances and presentations of artistic works from local artists and musicians. (Photo created with long exposure/zoom technique)
Police investigate a crime scene at a Microtel near 27th Street and Cornhusker Highway Friday September 4, 2015 where a man was reported to have been stabbed and rushed to the hospital.
Evans Lazarre pretends to listen for his daughter inside his wife Kathy's belly while discussing the anticipation he held prior to his newborn daughter's birth at North Naples Hospital Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 in Naples. The Lehigh couple's daughter, Evanka Lazarre, was the first baby to be born in the new year in Collier County. Kathy gave birth to Evanka at 2:20 a.m.
Donald Trump supporters cheer as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes to the stage during his rally at the Collier County Fairgrounds Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Golden Gate Estates.
While his father Roberto Valdez scrambles to clean the families tortilla shop, or "tortilleria" in Spanish, at the end of a long work day Barzik Valdez, 4, amuses himself with an air compressor that is used to blow off dough from the machinery. Owner and operator of Tortillerias Provincia in Bowling Green, Ky., Roberto Valdez brought his family and talent for tortilla making from Mexico in 2009 searching for a better and more prosperous future. Barzik, the youngest of Roberto's four children, attends a local pre-school and is dropped off at the shop everyday around two in the afternoon.
Defendant Samir Hoballah, an East Naples man accused of raping a British tourist in November of 2013, is cross-examined by state prosecutor Steven Maresca at the Collier County Courthouse Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in Naples. Wednesday was the final day for testimonies to be heard.
Re-elected U.S. Senator of Florida Marco Rubio makes his grand entrance to a crowd of supporters during his election watch party at the Hilton Miami Airport Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 in Miami.
Marco Island resident Mariu Lazzaro has her car towed out by Dave Molinet, an employee of 1-800TowSafe.com, after getting stuck on Bald Eagle Drive near the corner of San Marco Road Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in Marco Island, Fla. Lazzaro, a volunteer at the Marco Healthcare Center, misjudged the height of the water as she pulled out of the parking lot.
My great grandfather, J.W. "Dub" Abbott, was laid to rest today at the age of 102. He was an absolutely amazing man. A man, along with me great grandmother, that taught me the importance of family. It is never easy seeing a loved one pass especially one who's always been there. But I know he's in a better place now. Most likely fishin'.
Luis Lorenzo and his wife Aloima, both of Naples, embrace as they watch the fireworks off of Naples Beach Monday, July 4, 2016. This will be a day the couple will soon not forget. Originally from Cuba, Luis gained his United States citizenship February 26, 2016. "For me this a great experience," Luis said. "We're here baby!"
Mabel Stansbury, sister of the late Staff Sgt. Floyd E. Whittaker, is presented with an Honor and Remember Flag by the Honor and Remember Nebraska Chapter to commemorate Whittaker's sacrifice in the battle of St. Lo during World War II Sunday September 6, 2015 at the Ferguson House in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Makayla Schade, 13, (center) celebrates her birthday zombie style with friends and family Saturday August 29, 2015 during the 8th annual Zombie Walk in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska.
Liberian refugee Shirley Bargblor takes a break from bagging leaves with her granddaughter's (L to R) Kwametee, 3, and Kwamena, 5, to speak on the phone with a friend. "They can be a handful sometimes," Shirley said. Along with their two grandchildren, Shirley and her husband Eurodger also house four of their six children in their two-bedroom apartment. Through different funds and charities the Bargblor's pay nothing to rent the apartment which is part of the Public Housing Authority in Bowling Green, Ky. "It is a gift from God," Shirley said. Both Shirley and her husband attend Western Kentucky University part-time and are on track to receive their business degrees.
Attendees listen during an EPA public hearing Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 at the Salt Lake City Public Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. The hearing will help determine the future of air quality in the state's national parks and throughout the rest of the state. In December, the EPA released two plans to deal with nitrogen oxide pollution that is supposedly a result of Utah coal burning power plants, resulting in haze in Utah county and up to eight national parks, including the Grand Canyon.
Filled with inquisitive stares from its passengers an amish buggy strolls casually down a country backroad outside of Hopkinsville, Ky. 2015.
Mia Bryant, left, and her partner Megan Shindler share a quiet moment after the first ever Naples Equality March at Cambier Park Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Naples. Supporters of the LGBTQ community, over 100 in all, came to march through downtown Naples.
Habitat for Humanity volunteers, in a moment of prayer, place their hands on one of the recently donated homes during the dedication process Friday, April 13, 2018 in Bonita Springs, Fla.
Lit candles signify lost loved ones as guests honor those close to them in a celebration of life and love during a Remembering memorial service at the Ispiri Community Center on the Avow Hospice campus Monday, April 24, 2017 in Naples.
A Great Blue Heron peaks its head into a shaft of light while searching for a morning snack amongst the dense foliage at Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Thursday, March 22, 2018 in Naples.