Walking home from downtown Ann Arbor last month, I watched an elderly couple clutching one another, walking carefully and diligently to avoid falling on the slippery sidewalks. The man used his cane for as much support as possible, and the woman held onto his arm for more balance.
My most liked picture on Instagram is from the day I got into college. The photo features me walking down Hill Street past The Ross School of Business on game day, decked out in Michigan apparel. My head is turned to face the camera, offering a subtle closed-mouth smile.
As a wall painter in Allen Park, Ryan Flores had been sober for over a decade after his arrest in 2006 for possession of cocaine and other narcotics. Through painting, he was managing to provide a steady source of income for his son, Andrew.