Through Our Eyes – 3/22/16

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Flint, Michigan - March 3, 2016: Pastor Alfred Harris sits on the stage of his church, Saints of God Church, in Flint, Mich., on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Harris is an active member of the Concerned Pastors for Social Action, a group that has been active in advocating for Flint residents amidst the city's ongoing water crisis.

Flint, Michigan – March 3, 2016: Pastor Alfred Harris sits on the stage of his church, Saints of God Church, in Flint, Mich., on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Harris is an active member of the Concerned Pastors for Social Action, a group that has been active in advocating for Flint residents amidst the city’s ongoing water crisis. |Brittany Greeson

Ra'jene Garrett, left, a sophomore elementary education major from Madisonville, and Domonique White, right, a junior family studies major from Lexington, rehearse a dance to Missy Elliot's "Lose Control" during the Omega Chi rehearsal on March 20, 2016 in the Downing Student Union auditorium on WKU's campus in Bowling Green, Ky.

Ra’jene Garrett, left, a sophomore elementary education major from Madisonville, and Domonique White, right, a junior family studies major from Lexington, rehearse a dance to Missy Elliot’s “Lose Control” during the Omega Chi rehearsal on March 20, 2016 in the Downing Student Union auditorium on WKU’s campus in Bowling Green, Ky. |Emily Kask

Members of Sigma Chi yell and flip off Miguel Barzel after his fight in the 165 weight class at the Sigma Chi Battle of the fight night competition at the Salon Conference center March 18, 2016 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. "Its fun to mess with them" said Barzel after the fight.

Members of Sigma Chi yell and flip off Miguel Barzel after his fight in the 165 weight class at the Sigma Chi Battle of the fight night competition at the Salon Conference center March 18, 2016 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. “Its fun to mess with them” said Barzel after the fight. |Michael Noble Jr.

Charlotte Smith is 95 years old, and has been living in Rochester, Kentucky, since 1932. She is the oldest living resident there, and gave birth to her six children in this house that she's living in now.

Charlotte Smith is 95 years old, and has been living in Rochester, Kentucky, since 1932. She is the oldest living resident there, and gave birth to her six children in this house that she’s living in now. |Emily Kask

"I find faith in everything," says Vervain. "Faith is everything to me." He lives a simple life alone in a trailer in the back country of West Virginia. His daughter lives next door and he can see his granddaughter every day. "It's a laid back life here," explains Verlian. "Not that giddy up and go...I've lived in the city--what do they call it?--the concrete jungle, I would know."

“I find faith in everything,” says Vervain. “Faith is everything to me.” He lives a simple life alone in a trailer in the back country of West Virginia. His daughter lives next door and he can see his granddaughter every day. “It’s a laid back life here,” explains Verlian. “Not that giddy up and go…I’ve lived in the city–what do they call it?–the concrete jungle, I would know.” |Gabriel Scarlett

Detroit, Michigan - March 4, 2016: Members of the congregation lift their hands in prayer during a noon service at the Az-Zahra Islamic Center in Detroit, Mich., on Friday, March 4, 2016. Az-Zahra's imam, a prayer leader, Hassan Qazwini, used the service as an opportunity to discuss voting and his view of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, who he said he believes is unfit to be president.

Detroit, Michigan – March 4, 2016: Members of the congregation lift their hands in prayer during a noon service at the Az-Zahra Islamic Center in Detroit, Mich., on Friday, March 4, 2016. Az-Zahra’s imam, a prayer leader, Hassan Qazwini, used the service as an opportunity to discuss voting and his view of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, who he said he believes is unfit to be president. |Brittany Greeson

Joan Payne was born and grew up in Rochester and now lives with her husband in Muhlenberg County. She bought this house in Rochester for $40,000 last year during an auction and is trying to convince her husband to move there. "I've traveled all over the world, Japan, Hawaii, every state. But here down by the river, this is the only place that feels like home."

Joan Payne was born and grew up in Rochester and now lives with her husband in Muhlenberg County. She bought this house in Rochester for $40,000 last year during an auction and is trying to convince her husband to move there. “I’ve traveled all over the world, Japan, Hawaii, every state. But here down by the river, this is the only place that feels like home.” |Emily Kask

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