HAVANA - Two boys hang out at the barbershop after a fresh cut. In Havana, where resources are limited, style is less about clothing and expressed more through hair, making the barbershop is an integral part of life in Cuba.
DENVER - JR Keupper served in the Marines and US Special Forces from 1998 to 2011 is now studying to become certified as a welder at Emily Griffith Technical College in Denver. Behind him from left to right are veterans Nicholas Housley who served in the Navy from 2003 to 2006, Anthony Verheaghe who served in the Navy from 2003 to 2008 and Conor Robertson who served in the Army from 2012 to 2015. This image is part of an ongoing series about veterans in Denver and their next steps after military service.
HAVANA - Boys dive off of El Malecón on Havana's coast to escape the summer heat.
DENVER - A student in the auto collision certification program at Emily Griffith Technical College in Denver learns how to paint different parts of a car in a painting chamber.
DENVER - Justin Garcia, a student at Emily Griffith Technical College training to be a barber, checks out the haircut he received from a classmate. Students in the barbering program practice by giving haircuts to each other. In this photo a mirror is reflected by another mirror and the student is lit by a set of strobes.
DENVER - Cosmetology student, Brianna Wolf poses for a photo in the salon at Emily Griffith Technical College. Cosmetology is one of the more popular certification programs at Emily Griffith where applicants are often put on a waiting list before enrolling.
The Safest City in the World
A little girl sits patiently on the streets of Havana while her mother makes a call from a pay-phone. Havana is one of safest cities in the world where children are free to gather and play in the streets throughout the day and evening.
DENVER - Twelve hours after Lindsey Frank's first contractions, the pain becomes unbearable. She is at home surrounded by two midwives and a doula who support her through the pain. Frank will not have any access to painkillers while attempting a homebirth. A birthing tub is used to help soothe the pain. This image is part of a story on natural birthing choices for women who have experienced unwanted cesarean operations.
Ethiopian Orthodox Faith in Denver
HAVANA - Children dive off of El Malecón on Havana's coast to escape the heat of the summer. In downtown Havana there are few parks, making the streets the preferred playgrounds for kids.