A student protester addresses the crowd after students moved their demonstration to Brooks Hall at the University of Virginia, Aug. 11, 2018. The event was originally organized at the steps of the Rotunda where students stood against a torch lit march by white nationalists at the university a year earlier. The location was moved after students voiced their discontent with security measures taken by the school.
Wind Rock. July, 2017.
From “The Paved Flower” story.
Holy Church of the Sepulchre, Jerusalem. July, 2016.
Jahzara Skopal, August, 2017. From “The Paved Flower” story.
Marines, Virginia Beach ocean front. June, 2017.
Wanaka, New Zealand. January, 2017.
State police guard the entrance to Freedom Park in Charlottesville, Virginia before a permitted rally organized by the Ku Klux Klan, July, 2017. The rally was held in protest of a city council vote to tear down the Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee statues in the city, which drew hundreds of counter protesters in comparison to the nearly four dozen clan members.
Ed Skopal, November, 2017. From “The Paved Flower” story.
A statue of Our Lady of Fatima is seen through a pair of Altar Servers on Market Street during a celebratory march for the 100 year anniversary of the Fatima Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Fatima is a title for the Virgin Mary in the Catholic Church which originated in 1917 when three shepherd's children supposedly saw a Marian Apparition, or an appearance of the Virgin Mary, in the town of Fatima in Portugal. To celebrate the anniversary, local worshippers walked in a circle from the church, passing by Emancipation Park to Market Street before returning to the church via 3rd street.
Adaijah Skopal, August, 2017. From “The Paved Flower” story.
Muslim quarter, Old City of Jerusalem. July, 2016.
A group of patients watch television in the common room at the Rosewood Village assisted living home on Greenbrier Drive after lunch. The floor is dedicated to the patients suffering from dementia, many of which are under the hospice care of Lee Read, a case worker with Hospice of the Piedmont. From the story “Dying with Dignity” in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Students prepare for a rehearsal of “A King’s Tale” at Monticello high school, Nov. 2, 2017. The story, written by Monticello senior Josh St. Hill, centers around the relationship between police officers and the black community in response to the events of the Aug. 12 “Unite the Right” rally.
Dora Goldberg, 90, poses for a portrait at the RoseWood Village assisted living home on Greenbrier Drive after a game of bingo. Goldberg is one of Lee Read's patients and suffers from dementia, like many of Read's patients. From the story “Dying with Dignity” in Charlottesville, Virginia.