Kristy Sullivan fills out her ballot at Weare Middle School on Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015. (for Concord Monitor)

Maj. Daniel Toven and Johnathan Taylor kiss under an arch of sabers following a blessing of their union at Main Post Chapel on Fort Bragg, Saturday, December 21, 2013. The couple were legally married in August in Washington, D.C., but also wanted a religious ceremony with family and friends. The ceremony is believed to be the first of its kind for a same-sex couple at Fort Bragg. (for The Fayetteville Observer)

Dal Thapa (left) and Kul Pokhrel, both of Concord, smear colored powder on each other's faces in celebration of Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, outside the Bhutanese Community of New Hampshire offices in Concord on Mar. 6, 2015. (for Concord Monitor)
Cub scouts watch a heat race during a pinewood derby held at Concord High School on Saturday, April 11, 2015. (for Concord Monitor)

Jesse Cain, 13, poses for a portrait on Thursday, September 19, 2013. His guitar was signed three times by singer George Jones. (for The Fayetteville Observer)

A large crowd attends a vigil in Garvey Park in Dorchester on April 16, 2013, for eight-year-old Martin Richard, one of the victims killed during the Boston Marathon bombing the day before.

Liberty Morgan Centzler (left) prepares for her role as Marian Paroo in Friday night's performance of 'The Music Man' at the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart, Ind. The musical is Premier Arts's first full-length production in the newly renovated Lerner. (for The Elkhart Truth)

Jenlian Chadwick (left) lets go of 5-year-old Izabelle after lifting her over a large pile of snow during Izabelle’s first experience with urban skiing on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 27, 2015. (for Concord Monitor)
Ada Wright, 3, gives a high-five to Jerrid Kenney of Manchester, who is wearing a replica of Alan Shepard’s spacesuit at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (for Concord Monitor)

Protesters marched through the streets of Chicago as law enforcement looks on during the 2012 NATO Summit on May 20, 2012.

Robert Glodgett, 52, finds relief on the first night of First Congregational's cold weather shelter, Dec. 13, 2014. Glodgett has been coming to the shelter for five years. Seen behind him is the cot he will sleep on this winter. (for Concord Monitor)
Head monk Candobhasa, left, sits as a Burmese nun offers the mid-day meal at the International Buddhist Temple in Bowling Green, Ky., on October 12, 2010. Buddhist monks are not allowed to cook and traditionally rely on their communities for support.
Fran Newton (right) of Ashland comes in for her regular haircut and styling at Peter's Images Unlimited Salon & Day Spa in Concord on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. (for Concord Monitor)
U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and former senator Scott Brown participate in a live televised debate at the Capitol Center for the Arts, Oct. 21, 2014. (for Concord Monitor)

Four-year-old Leah Still, daughter of Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, talks to her mother Channing Smythe while leaning over the couch in Smythe's home in Wilmington, Del. on July 13, 2014. Leah has been diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, a very rare cancer. (for PennLive/The Patriot-News

Patsy Demundrun, 66, has pancreatic cancer but is not afraid of dying because of her faith in God. She is more afraid of what her friends and family that she leaves behind will go through. "You just have to take it a day at a time and try to give a lot," she says.
Joe Cortese, 62, owner of eBay company NobleSpirit, stands for a portrait in his office in Pittsfield on Jan. 3, 2015. His company sells stamps and other collectibles. "I just like dealing in old, historical stuff," he said. (for Concord Monitor)

Bobby Clay gives Alyssa Ortiz Rivera a welcome-back hug before Ortiz Rivera and her family board the Snowball Express flight out of Fayetteville on Thursday, December 12, 2013. Clay has been with Snowball Express for 7 years and greeted many other passengers with hugs. "They're my family," said Clay. (for The Fayetteville Observer)

Alise Butkevics browses the silent auction at Sunday night's Signature Chefs Auction in Fayetteville, October 13, 2013. (for The Fayetteville Observer)

Family and neighbors wait outside the scene on St. Louis Street in Fayetteville Saturday night after a fire pit explosion in a front yard left one dead and several injured. (for The Fayetteville Observer)