Michael Davidson, 11, poses for a photo in his front yard in McDonald, OH on Tuesday, June 3, 2008. A champion braille reader, Davidson is demonstrating the finger positions he uses to read. His mother, Linda Davidson, watches from the porch.
San Francisco's seven-mile foot race, Bay to Breakers, has the reputation of being the wildest in the United States. Participants have been known to run it in costume -- David Bowie is a popular one -- or, like the man pictured above, nothing at all.
Anthony Sluder sits in his living room in Washington, DC, on Thursday, July 19, 2012. Sluders run-down home was one of the last places participants in the "Occupy D.C." movement could stay after being forced from the capital's public spaces earlier in the year. He recently pushed over thirty squatters from his home in the capital's Petworth district under pressure from neighbors and police.
A homeless man rests on the sidewalk in Youngstown, OH on Thursday, March 27, 2008. According to the Center for Urban Studies at Youngstown State University, homelessness in the Mahoning Valley saw a 30-percent spike in 2007.