William DeShazer

Editorial

Deer graze within the gates of the Exxon Mobil Joliet Refinery off of I-55  at Arsenal Road on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010.
  
Terry Steward of Weiser holds the bullet that was buried three centimeters deep in his leg after his convoy was ambushed in Iraq Sept. 20. He was driving a truck for Halliburton subsidiary Kellogg, Brown and Root when he suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his legs and pelvis.
  
The Andover One Wheelers Unicycle Team made their way up and down Loudon Rd. during the 57th annual Christmas Parade on Saturday Nov. 22, 2008.
     
  
Haley Letts, 6, and her brother Christian, 8, both of Clarendon Hills, watch for planes through protective sunglasses at the Chicago Air and Water Show on Saturday August 15, 2009.
  
Guardian Angels member Thomas Hunt, of Chicago, walks up Clark St. handing out fliers near where the latest mugging occurred in Lincoln Park on Friday August 7, 2009.
  
Jun Yu, 75, of San Francisco, is a barber in Chinatown, but while he waits for customers Yu can be seen outside of his one chair shop playing the Erhu, the Chinese violin.
     
  
Marcus Reeves dances with Amber Fletcher in the infield during the O'Reilly 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday April 5, 2008.
  
Riverdale Mayor, Deyon Dean (middle) hugs Adonis Bell, 11, after giving Bell and his family a new home while his grandmother, Karen Bell, (right) watches on Tuesday August 25, 2009. Bell helped rescue his family after their Roseland home caught fire last Wednesday morning. Mayor Dean and the village donated the home to Bell and his family.
  
Fellow National Guardsmen stand at the edge of a tent while watching a live feed of Corporal Scott Dimond's funeral outside of Franklin Middle School in Franklin N.H. Dimond was kill on Oct. 13 by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.
     
  
A man (who declined to give his name) welds mounts to a sculpture before it is hoisted to the side of Tom Grainey’s Bar in downtown Boise, Idaho.  Marcus and Skyler Pierce created the steelhead fish sculpture. The brothers grew  up in Boise and have been working in the local arts scene for eight years.
  
Debra Simpson gets in bed with her daughter, Kya Simpson Freeman, at the end of the day at Rush University Medical Center on Monday March 7, 2011. Whenever Kya comes in for extended stay at the Hospital Debra lives out of the hospital with her sharing the same hospital bed.
  
Verna Riese, 86, of Punta Gorda, Fla., returns to her home in Bay Palms Park the day after Hurricane Charley ripped through. Riese's home only had minor damages.
     
  
Rose Terwiske, 46, left, of Jasper, has a life defined through daughter Stephanie, 15, who suffered a stroke during birth that resulted in infantile spasm seizures. Because of Stephanie's condition, Rose's life revolves around those with special needs.
  
Signe Kallafo, (left) the widow of Musa Bilay who was killed while trying to cross LBJ freeway after work, and Dahaba Bilay, sister of Musa Bilay watch as their family pack their belongings and prepare for their move to Salt Lake City, Utah to stay with relatives on Wednesday May 28, 2008. The Bilay family emigrated to the U.S. from Eritrea.
  
Members of the New Hampshire Military Forces Honor Guard prepare for the dedication ceremony of the Scott G. Dimond Police Facility yesterday. Dimond, a National Guard soldier, was killed while in Afghanistan in October by an IED explosion.
     
  
Jessica Merchant, of Franklin, watches from behind a fence while firefighters work on controlling the blaze of a three alarm fire that broke out in an abandoned building on Range Road on April 22, 2009.
  
Samantha Houchin, a member of the Forest Park color guard, middle, shows off a big smile when the school's name wasn't called for fourth place as she holds hands with senior Olivia Weyer, left, and juniorAlyssa Fleck.  Forrest Park took home the third-place trophy for its performance in the Indiana State School Music Association marching band finals. We're just ecstatic we got third,
  
Don Sumantri, 45, watches two males dance together on the dance floor at The Bar, a gay and lesbian bar in the Castro District.  Sumantri is originally from Indonesia, but has lived in San Francisco for five years.
     
  
Kionna Griffin, (from left) of Richton Park, Shaun Brown, of Chicago Heights, and Rita Jackson, of Kankakee, wait in line to fill out applications for the Housing Authority of Park Forest section eight housing at the Park Forest Police Department on Wednesday August 26, 2009.
  
Shaun Northern, of Chicago, holds on to his children, Shaun Northern Jr., 3, and Makayla Northern, 6, during the Democratic rally at Midway Plaisance in Hyde Park on Saturday October 30,  2010.
  
Lee Hill, 35, of San Francisco, tries to sleep close to his possessions and his friends dog Kirby as the morning sun rises and other people begin their day.  Hill was laid off one year previous from his job working with the disabled and has been homeless ever since.