Amy Brooks (whose shadow is shown right) talks to Burlesque Dancers Pearl Buttons (left) and Devora Darling (second from left) during the first dress rehearsal of the “Wrathskellar Tales,” a production of the Burlesque Troupe, “The Boston BeauTease,” on Oct. 19, 2016 in Cambridge, Mass. “It’s [burlesque dancing] been such therapy for me, to be there, and to feel freer with my body, and to allow people to see things that I never let people see before, with lights on,” Brooks said, laughing. Full story here.
Boston University Freshman and Trump Supporter Nicholas Fuentes (left) laughs as he is confronted by a protester during the “No Ban No Wall: Rally Against Xenophobia” on Jan. 30, 2017 in Boston. The protest was one of many throughout the country in response to President Trump’s executive order to prohibit travelers from certain countries.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to attendees during the New Hampshire Democratic Party Rally with Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren on Oct. 24, 2016 in Manchester, N.H.
Pamela Paquin, 40, of the company Petite Mort Fur prepares to skin a roadkill raccoon on Dec. 12, 2015. Paquin collects and skins roadkill animals, and turns them into high-end furs.
Boston University Senior Taiba Zahir listens to a speaker during the “No Ban No Wall: Rally Against Xenophobia” on Jan. 30, 2017 in Boston.
Pablo Mendoza, 77, a street musician who performs his original compositions, poses for a portrait inside his home in Jamaica Plain, Mass. on Nov. 2, 2016. He left Mexico for Boston in 1995 to find work.
Combat zone wrestlers cool off after their match during the "Wolf of Wrestling" show in Sewell, N.J., Oct. 14, 2017.
Boston University Freshmen Breann Tobias (left), Ramya Vemulapalli (center) and Emily Jarzabek (right) crack open their lobsters during BU’s annual lobster fest on Sept. 14, 2016 in Boston. Jarzabek is from Chicago, and this was her first time eating lobster.
Rachel Kelleher (left), 17, of Salem, Mass., and Abby Kass (right), 19, of Louisville, Ky., react to Walk The Moon's performance Sept. 26, 2015 at Boston Calling Music Festival in Boston. Kass has seen the band perform five times.
Diane (far left) and Frederic Hoit (second from left) greet their daughter Kate (center) inside the Albany County Nursing Home on June 6, 2015 in Albany, N.Y. Kate and her husband Alexander Borisov, both army veterans living in Virginia, decided to have a ceremony in the nursing home so Kate's father, who has Alzheimers Disease, could be a part of the ceremony.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses a crowd of more than 20,000 people during the "Boston Rally with Bernie Sanders" event at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on Oct. 3. 2015 in Boston.
Members of the Heretic Club, an acting troupe from New York City, interact with Boston University students and community members during an immersive theater performance of “The Summer I Dissapeared” in the Gilbane Lounge of Boston University’s College of General Studies, Sept. 15, 2016.
Minnie Bolster, 95, sits inside her home on August 5, 2015 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. She is best known for her massive collection of Saratoga Springs memorabilia which she has accumulated for almost 60 years.
Jacqueline Kresse climbs the rock wall at Boston University's FitRec during a rock climbing class with Instructor Beaudry on Nov. 30, 2016. “I’m tired,” Kresse said toward the end of class.
Members of Boston University's Swimming and Diving Team practice on Oct. 21, 2015.
Saratoga's Peyton Engborg (left) leads the 2000-meter steeple chase during the Section II Group 1 Outdoor track championships at Shenendehowa High School on May 31, 2015 in Clifton Park, N.Y.
Graduates recess out after Shenendehowa's commencement exercises at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on June 25, 2015 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.