Bashkim Ujkani hugs his daughter, Abide, after arriving home at the end of the day in Venarc, Kosovo on July 4, 2017. "My dad was always teaching me to be a girl that respects each other no matter if that is a boy, a girl, Serbian, Albanian, Bosian, or whatever, He [taught] me that I need to respect them for who they are."
A child looks out the window of a train at the Medina Railroad Museum during the Polar Express Event on Dec. 2, 2018 in Medina, N.Y.
William D'Ovidio, an instructor and co-owner at Rochester Aerial Arts, demonstrates a skill to his advanced aerial silks class on Nov. 7, 2017 in Rochester, N.Y.
Linda, last name withheld, participates in the Full Moon Om Chanting event at Nu Movement Yoga Studio in Rochester, NY, on September 6, 2017. While chanting, participants sit in two circles facing each other in order to have the proper configuration for healing.
Leart Osmani, 4, plays on a phone at his home in Mitrovica, Kosovo.
A student at the World of Inquiry School (School #58) in Rochester, N.Y. works on training a chicken during a chicken club meeting.
Marcus Risch lays in a mud pit before the 22nd Annual Mud Tug at RIT on September 16, 2017. Mud Tug is an annual Tug of War competition put on by RIT's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and Zeta Tau Alpha sorority to benefit the Hillside Family of Agencies.
Sandra Tabone watches as numbers are called during a Bingo Game at Gates Center Bingo on Sept. 5, 2018 in Rochester, N.Y. Tabone has played Bingo for over 50 years.
Jacob, 6, Garrett, 2, and Cameron Boland, 2, play at the Giant Light Bright at Rochester Institute of Technology during Imagine RIT on May 6, 2017. The Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival is an annual event that showcases the achievements of RIT's community through performances, interactive exhibits, and presentations.
A Brighton volleyball player hits a ball into the net during a game against the Bayport-Blue Point Phantoms at the Penfield Varsity Volleyball Tournament on September 2, 2017 in Penfield, N.Y.
Mevlude Ujkani plays with a chick outside her home in Venarc, Kosovo, July 4, 2017. The Ujkani family has chickens in addition to growing a large variety of their own vegetables. Although some of their extended family moved to Germany during the war, many of their family members still live in the same village and share responsibilities in maintaining the land.
RIT's Chris Becker (31, right) comforts teammate Quinn Commandant (12) after the Tigers' loss in the Semifinal Round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship against Wesleyan University on Sunday, May 20 at the RIT Turf Field in Henrietta, N.Y. The Game was RIT's only loss of the season with a score of 19-18.
Denali Ries and Brandon Cisco share a moment while working at Caragglio's Pizza in Webster, N.Y. on Oct. 21, 2017. The engaged couple works together at Caragglio's on weekends. Denali works as a store manager. Outside of Caragglio's, Brandon works as a grounds keeper for Hillside Family Agenices and Denali works at a daycare and as a photographer. Denali would eventually like to run an in-home daycare.
Keturah, last name withheld, washes dishes at the Owen's House Crisis Nursery on Oct. 12, 2018 in Rochester, N.Y. The crisis nursery provides short-term childcare solutions for families experiencing crises including medical emergencies, housing insecurity, domestic violence, balancing childcare with school, and more.
Isabella, last name withheld, 6, works on an iPad during class time in the first and second grade room at the Bilingual Language and Literacy Academy in Rochester, N.Y. on May 1, 2018. BLLA was formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria for students who evacuated from Puerto Rico. Many of Isabella's family members still live in Puerto Rico, although she lives with family here in Rochester.