Luis Salinas from Mexico City, Mexico dances a traditional Aztec Native dance during the annual Monacan Indian Nation Pow-wow in Elon, Va.
Kevin Trent prays in the chapel at Virginia University of Lynchburg after filling out an application to attend school there the next semester. He was released from prison only two months earlier and committed himself to staying on the right path so applied for college in hopes of keeping himself busy until he finds work.
Students dressed in soldier costumes, line up Wednesday for a dress rehearsal of E.C. Glass’ production of The Bedford Boys at the school’s Alumni Studio Theatre in Lynchburg.
106-year-old Bernice Fleshman Rushbrooke has her hair done weekly at Perscilla's in Campbell County, Va. "She's as energetic as the devil. You know she's lively as she can be," said Sandy Thorton, a hairdresser at Perscilla's.
Roberta Colinger (left) hugs, Becki Riscart in response to the announcement of Jerry Falwell's death outside of Falwell's Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Va.
J. Guadalupe Arteaga, a farm worker, hits peach trees with a wiffle ball bat while working to thin the peach crop in the Saunders Brothers Orchard in Piney River, Va.
Organ grinder Dennis Windsor talks about the history of organ grinding as his monkey, Joy, sit on his shoulder for the Friends of the Amherst County Library in Amherst, Va.
Confederate Provost Marshal Dwight Hensley tends to a fire in the confederate camp during a Civil War re-enactment of the Cold Harbor battle at Clover Hill Village in Appomattox, Va.
Jahnia Boyd a 4th grader at Marvin Bass Elementary School blows the largest bubble during the bubble gum party contest.
Ric Ortega holds his son Ricardo in the Field of Honor, a flag display to honor the 40 soldiers from Utah who have died in the War on Terror, at Taylorsville City Hall in Taylorsville, Utah.
Ace Redhair is an wounded Army veteran who was selected for the first ever Sgt. Daniel D. Gurr Foundation's deer and elk hunt near Vernal, Utah. David Gurr's son, Daniel, died in Afghanistan, and he and his wife, Dana, have created a foundation that takes wounded veterans hunting.
Virginia University of Lynchburg football player Byron Carter lifts weights after dinner while hanging out with his teammates at the Masters Inn, during preseason football camp in Altvista, Va.
People gather in front of the Utah State Capitol during the 5k Utah Undie Run in Salt Lake City. Thousand gathered in hopes of breaking last year’s record of 2,270 people which was the largest gathering of people wearing only underpants.
Nalini Devi Disi readies herself to perform Kathak, a classical Indian dance, during the 5th annual Himalayan Performing Arts Festival at the Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Utah .
John Martin and Roger Woody, of McBride Sign Company, helps to install a giant shoe on the Craddock-Terry Hotel in downtown Lynchburg, Va.
Michael Walden and Summer Smither embrace as Amber Short sings "Won't Let Go" as hundreds gather during a candle light vigil ceremony for Shawn Thacker and Jenny Mattox, teens who died in a car accident the night before, at English Park in Altavista, Va. Walden is a family friend of Shawn and has known him since he was a child.
Jonathan Phillips, playing Jesus for the Living Cross, an easter passion play, has fake blood pour over him backstage for a crucifixion scene at Highland Heights Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Va.
Hudson Cole looks at overturned farm equipment damaged after a tornado in Halifax County, Va.
Brandon Banks, 10 cuts the hair of a customer at Spinner's Barber Shop in Bedford, Va. while learning to be a young barber. Darrell Anderson acts a mentor for these kids, teaching them to cut hair to give them something that will keep them off the street. "There are a lot of kids here with nothing to do, nowhere to go, and nowhere to even ride bicycles," says Anderson.
Lori Peele hangs out with her pet pig, Boone, outside of her home in Lynchburg, Va. Peele decided to get the pig since her husband did not want her to get a dog. Boone is a full grown teacup pig, is house trained, and enjoys snuggling on the couch with Peele and her husband in the evenings.
Jackie Booker and 47 people leave from Lynchburg, Va. for Washington D.C. to witness the inauguration of Barack Obama as President of the United States.