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Jessica Swanson, 12 a 7th grader at Hidden Valley Junior High School, is swamped by exiting summer school students as her Occupational Therapist, Marilyn Henry, holds the door open for her cart. Denise Swanson, Jessica's mother has raised $45,000 to install a wheelchair access door at the school. Swanson is still trying to raise additional funds for other devices at more schools. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Jessica Swanson, 12 a 7th grader at Hidden Valley Junior High School, is swamped by exiting summer school students as her Occupational Therapist, Marilyn Henry, holds the door open for her cart. Denise Swanson, Jessica’s mother has raised $45,000 to install a wheelchair access door at the school. Swanson is still trying to raise additional funds for other devices at more schools. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Paul Jenkins, 8, of Triangle, VA is drawn to the warmth and light of his dormitory room while feeling the vibration of music from a tape player on his bunk. Jenkins was attending an Easter Seals summer camp for blind children in New Castle, VA. where the kids were treated to a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, archery and swimming. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Paul Jenkins, 8, of Triangle, VA is drawn to the warmth and light of his dormitory room while feeling the vibration of music from a tape player on his bunk. Jenkins was attending an Easter Seals summer camp for blind children in New Castle, VA. where the kids were treated to a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, archery and swimming. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Eva Marie Perkins hands and arms are so painful she could not fill out a benefit-claim form to cover her medical bills. Perkins suffers from carpal tunnel syndrome as a result of 15 years of sewing in the Bassett-Walker textile factory in Martinsville, Va. Under a 1996 VA law decision benefits for carpal tunnel syndrome are being denied. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Eva Marie Perkins hands and arms are so painful she could not fill out a benefit-claim form to cover her medical bills. Perkins suffers from carpal tunnel syndrome as a result of 15 years of sewing in the Bassett-Walker textile factory in Martinsville, Va. Under a 1996 VA law decision benefits for carpal tunnel syndrome are being denied. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Mary Cahill, widow of Army Ranger Captain Joel Cahill who was killed in Irag, at home with the flag box presented to her by the Army. Mary, a former Army nurse, lives in Columbus with her daughters, Brenna, 3 and Faith, 5. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Mary Cahill, widow of Army Ranger Captain Joel Cahill who was killed in Irag, at home with the flag box presented to her by the Army. Mary, a former Army nurse, lives in Columbus with her daughters, Brenna, 3 and Faith, 5. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Mary Cahill, widow of Captain Joel Cahill is moved to tears during the monument dedication ceremony held at Fort Benning, Georgia on Friday March 24, 2006. Captain Cahill was killed in November 2005 while serving in Iraq with the 3rd Brigade 3rd Division U.S Army Infantry. The monument had the names inscribed of all the 3rd Brigade soldiers killed in Iraq in 2005. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Mary Cahill, widow of Captain Joel Cahill is moved to tears during the monument dedication ceremony held at Fort Benning, Georgia on Friday March 24, 2006. Captain Cahill was killed in November 2005 while serving in Iraq with the 3rd Brigade 3rd Division U.S Army Infantry. The monument had the names inscribed of all the 3rd Brigade soldiers killed in Iraq in 2005. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

CW2 Christopher Haynes gets an embrace from his son Greyson, 8 on his return to Fort Benning, Georgia after a year long deployment in Iraq with the U.S. Army's 608 Ordnance Company. Haynes was also welcomed by his wife Paige and his daughter Kendall, 5. Haynes has served two deployments in Iraq and has been deployed two of the three years the family has been posted at Fort Benning. (Photo by Roger Hart)
CW2 Christopher Haynes gets an embrace from his son Greyson, 8 on his return to Fort Benning, Georgia after a year long deployment in Iraq with the U.S. Army’s 608 Ordnance Company. Haynes was also welcomed by his wife Paige and his daughter Kendall, 5. Haynes has served two deployments in Iraq and has been deployed two of the three years the family has been posted at Fort Benning. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Lisa Haag a sophomore in Special Education at Columbus State University and John Zaehringer a Spc 4 Lab Technician in the 14th Combat Support Hospital at Fort Benning embrace during a candlelight vigil held at CSU as a memorial to the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Lisa Haag a sophomore in Special Education at Columbus State University and John Zaehringer a Spc 4 Lab Technician in the 14th Combat Support Hospital at Fort Benning embrace during a candlelight vigil held at CSU as a memorial to the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Specialist Grady Smalling, 27 (right) thrusts a blow to the helmet of Sargent Matthew Carey during a Pugil Stick match in the first day action of the 23rd Annual Best Ranger competition held at Fort Benning, Georgia. Smalling and Carey are members of teams representing the 75th Ranger Regiment. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Specialist Grady Smalling, 27 (right) thrusts a blow to the helmet of Sargent Matthew Carey during a Pugil Stick match in the first day action of the 23rd Annual Best Ranger competition held at Fort Benning, Georgia. Smalling and Carey are members of teams representing the 75th Ranger Regiment. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Homeless man, James Bates, 41 ponders his predicament as he is processed into the Good Samaritan Homeless Shelter on Christmas Eve in Carbondale, Illinois. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Homeless man, James Bates, 41 ponders his predicament as he is processed into the Good Samaritan Homeless Shelter on Christmas Eve in Carbondale, Illinois. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

A player in the two man team beach volleyball tournament dives for a return during the competition held on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida which was hosted by Molson Ale. (Photo by Roger Hart)
A player in the two man team beach volleyball tournament dives for a return during the competition held on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida which was hosted by Molson Ale. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Mona Banton from Buckingham, VA competes in the Amateur Class of the Jousting Tournament held at the Sedalia Center in Big Island, VA. The object of the Tournament is to spear three rings while riding a straight line. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Mona Banton from Buckingham, VA competes in the Amateur Class of the Jousting Tournament held at the Sedalia Center in Big Island, VA. The object of the Tournament is to spear three rings while riding a straight line. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Russell County High School pitcher Kasey Kiker slings a pitch during their playoff win against Oxford High in which Kiker didn't allow any runs until he was relieved. The game was played at Russell County High School. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Russell County High School pitcher Kasey Kiker slings a pitch during their playoff win against Oxford High in which Kiker didn’t allow any runs until he was relieved. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Zack Worden, 15 is in trouble as he flips upside down after crashing off the ramp in the Junior Masters Jump competition at the Masters Waterski Tournament held at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, GA. Worden was attended by medical personnel and reported to only have minor injuries from his fall. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Zack Worden, 15 is in trouble as he flips upside down after crashing off the ramp in the Junior Masters Jump competition at the Masters Waterski Tournament held at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, GA. Worden was attended by medical personnel and reported to only have minor injuries from his fall. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Mary Jo Bolizerri of Miami, Fl sets a steady pace to cover a daily 30 mile average on her Appalachain Trail solo thru hike. She was hiking on Catawba Mountain near New Castle, Va in October after starting in Springer Mountain, GA with a goal of completing the entire 2180 mile trail with a finish in Katahdin, Maine. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Mary Jo Bolizerri of Miami, Fl sets a steady pace to cover a daily 30 mile average on her Appalachain Trail solo thru hike. She was hiking on Catawba Mountain near New Castle, Va in October after starting in Springer Mountain, GA with a goal of completing the entire 2180 mile trail with a finish in Katahdin, Maine. (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Leaves and Water Rings (Photo by Roger Hart)
Leaves, Light and Water (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Tulip Poplar in Winter (Photo by Roger Hart)
Tulip Poplar in Winter (Photo by Roger Hart)

 

Migrating ducks take flight through the early morning mist at the Carbondale, IL reservoir. Sunday weather was sunny and mild for October. (Photo by Roger Hart)
Migrating ducks take flight through the early morning mist at the Carbondale, IL reservoir. Weather was sunny with mild temperatures for October. (Photo by Roger Hart)

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