Leiajon Frazier, a cornerback for a low-income youth football team in Frankfort, Kentucky, the Gators, waits during practice at the Panther Athletic Complex. His uncle and coach, Cheese, runs the team, as well as the Frankfort High School football team.
Roger Grant, also known as Pimp, rests on his air mattress in his new apartment on Elm Street in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Pimp receives $60.80 a month for disability, and retrieves most of his material possessions, all of which lie on his mattress, from dumpsters and the streets. His schedule revolves around Salvation Army meal times and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. "I don’t really believe in it. I went to church one year and I quit drinking. And I quit, never could do that before," he said.
Joshua Peay, dressed in drag as Dutchess Divina, smokes before her performance at Vino's in Bowling Green, Kentucky, September 7, 2013.
Dr. Erika Brady has not had a formal haircut since she was 12 years old, after her first trip to the salon.
"I wish I could be young again. I wish I could raise a child again. I wish I could show Sarah those spaceships again." Dogman, a name he said was given to him by the rainbows, rests in a hot spring adjacent to the Rio Grande near Taos, New Mexico. At 75, Dogman claims the warm water keeps him limber as his muscles deteriorate with age. Photographed on 35mm film.
LillyAnn Poe was an eight week old infant at Kosair Children's Hospital for her anencephaly, a condition that involves the absence of a large portion of the brain. The necessity for medical equipment led the Poe's to elect to have Lilly Ann stay at the Home of the Innocents, where she lived until she died on Friday, November 16, 2012.
Levi Moore, 5, counts to 10 in a game of hide and go seek with his siblings and cousins in his neighborhood in Frankfort, Kentucky.
Jacob Benjamin hunts for additions to his insect collection after a September swim in the Barren River. Photographed on 110 film.
Ross Caldwell smokes a cigar in his distillery in Graefenburg, Kentucky, as he waits for the mash to heat. Caldwell moved to Kentucky in 2011 to get into the bourbon business, starting Three Boys Farm Distillery, but is facing issues with state laws that prevent his business from growing and competing with bigger and older distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. "We're not big, but we're the biggest craft distillery in the state," Ross says.
Mustang Makeover millionaire champion Bobby Kerr, of Hico, TX, waits for the first Lonestar Rodeo act to finish atop his mustang turned rodeo horse, Maypop at the WKU Agriculture Expo center, prior to his performance in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Kerr has trained horses all his life but wasn't able to do so as a career until 2011 when he stopped driving semi trucks to enter the Mustang Millionaire contest where horse trainers are given 120 days to train a wild mustang to do rodeo tricks. In 2011 he won the Fan Favorite award with his horse Poncho, and in 2012 he won the Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover and now travels the country with his horses doing shows for different rodeo companies. "It's like winning the lottery," Kerr said.