From left, Jennett McCaster, David Robinson and Pat Jackson embrace after Robinson's release from the Jefferson City Correctional facility Monday, May 14, 2018, in Jefferson City.


Mike Wray plays with his 1-year-old daughter, Kylee, immediately after coming home from working both his jobs as a CrossFit trainer and a police officer. When Wray comes home, Kylee runs into his arms immediately lighting up in admiration. "When you can come home and Kylee looks up, and she's got her grin ear-to-ear...it's probably the most rewarding thing I get on a day-to-day basis," Wray said. "For that little bit of time, everything else goes away, and (I) don't have a lot of problems."

Bill Humphries, USN HM1 Ret., plays "Taps" during the Veterans Day Ceremony Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at North County Park in Cape Girardeau.

Theo Jackson, 7, is consoled by his father Jay Jackson as he suffers from being overwhelmed during a dolphin show at the National Aquarium Sept. 7, 2018, in Baltimore, MD.

Kristen Seyer trains her mustang, Jubilee, at her family's property Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Oak Ridge.

Community members enjoy their time at Cape Splash Family Aquatic Center Monday, June 18, 2018, in Cape Girardeau. 

Skylynn Thomas, 7, runs while he pushes the merry-go-round at Arena Park Monday, June 4, 2018, in Cape Girardeau.
Nick Steams, of Boy Scout Troop 5, salutes while holding an American flag as the National Anthem is sung during the inaugural flag retirement ceremony at VFW Post 3838 Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Cape Girardeau.​​​​​​​

Children play with a sea lion while visiting the St. Louis Zoo Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in St. Louis, MO.

Geno Magsaysay, 6, waves an American flag at the conclusion of the United States District Court Eastern District of Missouri Southeastern Division's naturalization ceremony on Friday, April 6, 2018, at the Rush Hudson Limbaugh, Jr., United States Courthouse in Cape Girardeau. Geno was born in America and is very excited his father is now an American citizen with him.

Alyssa Muroa, 10.

Janiya Thomas, Baby Miss Ohio 2016, sits on the curb while runners of the Akron Marathon run by Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Bobby Pierce, a Marine Corps veteran, casts his fishing line as Fred Seabaugh, an Army veteran, watches while fishing with residents of the Missouri Veterans Home at VFW Lakes Friday, June 22, 2018, in Cape Girardeau.

Youngstown State University majorette Gianna Pesce twirls her baton with the rest of the majorettes during the YSU Penguins football game against the Central Connecticut Blue Devils Sept. 16, 2017. YSU beat the Blue Devils 59-9.

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