Beth Haile, a devout Catholic and a professor of moral theology at Carroll College, a private diocesan Catholic college in Helena, MT, who plans on voting for presidential candidate Mitt Romney, photographed at her home in Helena with her six-month-old daughter, Teresa, named after Mother Teresa. Photographed for the New York Times.
Artists Michael Gibson and his wife, Carolyn Carr.
R&B singer Dionne Farris.
Georgia and J.C. Hobby, victims of predatory lending practices, stand in the doorway of the mobile home they rent.
Legendary NFL Coach Dan Reeves, who took teams to four Super Bowls.
A survivor of the 1983 Beirut barracks bombing that killed 299 servicemen, including 220 U.S. Marines.
Charles Wesley Scott, a retired US Army colonel and one of the 52 American hostages held for 444 days by Iranians in the late 1970's, photographed with his many service medals at his home. Photographed for the New York Times.
Fugitive squad hunter Hoke Freeman.
Fugitive squad hunter Richard Brown.
Dawn Dumm, who survived the plane crash of ASA flight 7529, relied on her faith to get her through the crash, as well as life afterwards. Her mother, whom she was travelling with on the flight, survived the crash, but died later. Those who survive plane crashes quite often takes years, surprisingly, to get their lives back on track.
Maria Bambouki, the high prestese of the Temple of Hera, who is responsible for lighting the Olympic flame prior to each Olympics, photographed at the historic Olympic stadium in Athens, where the first modern games took place more than 100 years ago.
Photography legend Harry Callahan took some of his most memorable, and famous, pictures of his longtime wife, Eleanor, who at 91, is as beautiful as ever.
Comedian Bill Cosby in his suite at the Atlanta Four Seasons Hotel, before he was accussed of sexually abusing women. Photographed for Ebony-Jet magazine.
Chef Billy Allin at his restaurant, Cakes & Ale. Photographed for the New York Times.
One of several inmates in Georgia's prisons serving life without parole.
The hand of a neonatal intensive care nurse and that of a 12-week-old, 2 lb., 7.8 oz. baby.
Ryan Smith, executive chef at Empire State South in Atlanta. Photographed for the New York Times.
One of the most spectactular players in NBA history, Dominique Wilkins, also known as the "Human Highlight Film" dunks in his business suit for a profile picture on his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
The art of Javier Mariscal, creator of Cobi, the mascot for the Barcelona Olympics, in his studio in Barcelona, Spain.
The last remaining Civil War widow, Alberta Martin, 96, is covered with the Confederate battle flag. Martin died one year after this picture was taken at the age of 97.
Doris Dearman, 91, who remembers the attack on Pearl Harbor.
A contemplative Congressman and Civil Rights Leader John Lewis on a bus prior to the 40th anniversary of the Freedom Rides, one of several key events in the Civil Right Movement that helped end segregation.
For a year following 9/11, the City of Atlanta's Station 8 flew the U.S. flag on their fire truck in honor of those killed on that day in New York City. Since 9/11, all fireman have been viewed in a new, heroic, light.
Italian Raimondo D'Inzeo, eight-time Olympian and gold medal winner at the 1960 Rome Games, is considered the best show jumper ever to compete and as a result became a national hero. D'Inzeo was photographed at the stables where he still teaches in the heart of Rome, Italy.
Spc. Shane Parham, 30, a member of Georgia National Guard's 48th Brigade that served in Iraq, lost eight fellow soldiers in the span of two weeks. Parham, who says he feels guilty that he came back alive, stands alone in the field outside his country home. Parham said in war your fellow soldiers become your surrogate family, which helps explain why the experience haunts him today.
Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon.com photographed in the 1990s, ready to dominate the world of ecommerce.
Mike Slive, commissioner of the Southeastern Conference.
Jennifer Kuzara at her home in the Atlanta's Edgewood neighborhood, where she bought and restored a foreclosed home. Photographed for the New York Times.
A young Dakota Fanning.
Former rapper Mase, also known as Mason Betha, who at the height of his career left the hip-hop scene to become a minister.
Jermaine Dupree, rapper, producer, and Grammy Award winner.
Comedian Wanda Sykes.
Actress Maria Bellow.
Manuela Thomas, 74, and her husband, John, 84, mourn the loss of their grandson Sgt. John Frank Thomas, who was killed in Iraq as part of the deployment of the Georgia National Guard's 48th Brigade. The couple raised their grandson from birth.
Jim Brunson, 54, the father of Spc. Jacques "Gus" Brunson, who was killed in Iraq as part of the deployment of the Georgia National Guard's 48th Brigade, contemplates his son's death on the dock of a pond near the home he rents in Bogart, GA.
Deenie McKeever, one of the original Atlanta Lawn and Tennis Association members.
Alice Lei, web designer and musician, who lost her job during the Dot Com Bust.
Jason Harvey, who lost his tech job during the Dot Com Bust, at his favorite hangout.
NFL Superstar Michael Vick as a rookie for the Atlanta Falcons. In 2007, Vick was convicted of dogfighting, serving a 23-month prison sentence.
Elite high school teacher Michael Fitch.
Elite middle school teacher Kimberly Kappler.
Former Georgia Tech running back Eddie Lee Ivery, who had been trying to get his life back together after 20 years of substance abuse, got a break when Tech hired him to be their strength coach.
Standout high school QB Al Pinkins.
They are military royalty, wearing their own special crowns as symbols of honor, distinction, pride, and service. They are the survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Walter Tucker, 85, Naples, FL., ran supplies during the attack from the Army's Schofield Barracks. After leaving the military, Tucker said with a sly grin, it was time to settle down and start making a family, which he did, not stopping until he had 15 children. Tucker was in Honolulu for one last time to take part in the Pearl Harbor Attack remembrance.