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1st. Ben Braun / RIT

(Left-right_ Viyhjae Macon, Ahmara Jones, and Alicia young cheer during the Sto-Rox High School graduation ceremony on June 4, 2021, in McKees Rocks, Pa.

2nd. Ben Braun / RIT

Safety workers float in Lake Ontario during the Polar Bear Plunge, a fundraising event for the Special Olympics, at Ontario Beach Park, on Feb. 6, 2022, in Rochester, N.Y.

3rd. Ben Braun / RIT

Mikayla Vecchio and Breanne Vodde run with sparklers on July 4, 2021, in Gibsonia, Pa. The two were family and friends in celebration of Independence Day.

HM. Ben Braun / RIT

(Left to right) Chevelle Austin JR., Chevelle Austin Sr., Nyzae McCullough, Marr’La Hall, and Amiyah Austin fill Joe Ober’s limousine to celebrate Amiyah Austin’s graduation from the Passport Academy Charter School on June 3, 2021, in Pittsburgh, Pa. Amiyah Austin, 17, shares her plans, “I’m gonna work for a year then go to college to be a psychologist; it’s great I’m done for school for a little bit.”

HM. Meghan Scott / Boston University

BOSTON,MA–11.01.2021– Gabi Bogut jumps in her red thrifted pants and Doc Marten oxford shoes.