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."
Leart Osmani, 4, plays on a phone at his home in Mitrovica, Kosovo.
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.
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.
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.
A student at the World of Inquiry School (School #58) in Rochester, N.Y. works on training a chicken during a chicken club meeting.
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.
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.