Tre'ana Taylor, 17, in her room, which she shares with her sister and niece, at her home in Springfield, Mass., on Monday, September, 11, 2017. At the age of 15, Taylor faced a pregnancy and then the sub-sequential death of her son, CJ, when he was born prematurely. She has high hopes of being a mother again once she's completed her schooling to become an OBGYN. 

Tre'ana Taylor, 17, in her room, which she shares with her sister and niece, at her home in Springfield, Mass., on Monday, September, 11, 2017. At the age of 15, Taylor faced a pregnancy and then the sub-sequential death of her son, CJ, when he was born prematurely. She has high hopes of being a mother again once she's completed her schooling to become an OBGYN. 

 A pair of gloves rest on a bible during service at the Third Street Baptist Church in the Fillmore district of San Francisco, California., on Sunday, November 5, 2017. 

A pair of gloves rest on a bible during service at the Third Street Baptist Church in the Fillmore district of San Francisco, California., on Sunday, November 5, 2017. 

 Aisha Mohamud, 13, lies on her couch as her mother Waris Mohamud, helps her little brother, Abdullah tell a classic Somali story at their home in Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday, October 12, 2017. 

Aisha Mohamud, 13, lies on her couch as her mother Waris Mohamud, helps her little brother, Abdullah tell a classic Somali story at their home in Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday, October 12, 2017. 

 Destiny Montez, 17, with her girlfriend, Jenny Sacco, 17, at the Agawam Dog Park where they took Jenny's dog and hung out with friends in Agawam, Mass., on Saturday, September, 9, 2017. The pair have been together for two years and have hopes of moving in together following high school. When Destiny first came out to her mother she was disowned by her and has faced bullying at school for her sexuality. Still, she has high hopes of connecting with others through music and sharing her story in order to prove her tenacity. 

Destiny Montez, 17, with her girlfriend, Jenny Sacco, 17, at the Agawam Dog Park where they took Jenny's dog and hung out with friends in Agawam, Mass., on Saturday, September, 9, 2017. The pair have been together for two years and have hopes of moving in together following high school. When Destiny first came out to her mother she was disowned by her and has faced bullying at school for her sexuality. Still, she has high hopes of connecting with others through music and sharing her story in order to prove her tenacity. 

 An electrical pole is over powered by kudzu in Hi Hat, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 

An electrical pole is over powered by kudzu in Hi Hat, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 

 Lizzie Jones, 17, proudly wears her father's employee of the month jacket from his time working at the coal mines nearby a shelf of her family's relics of the coal industry at her home in Eastern Ky., on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Jones' father passed away from black lung in 2014. In January of 2017 her mother, who also worked in the coal mining industry, passed away. Jones said she has plans on moving into the home they once shared and has developed a complex relationship with the coal industry that both built her community stole her parent's life. 

Lizzie Jones, 17, proudly wears her father's employee of the month jacket from his time working at the coal mines nearby a shelf of her family's relics of the coal industry at her home in Eastern Ky., on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Jones' father passed away from black lung in 2014. In January of 2017 her mother, who also worked in the coal mining industry, passed away. Jones said she has plans on moving into the home they once shared and has developed a complex relationship with the coal industry that both built her community stole her parent's life. 

 Fuels Monitoring Assistant Emily McCrea, 23, watches over a prescribed burn prepared by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire just outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. McCrea was one of only two women working on the burn site that day. The burns which had been utilized by tribal nations long before European settlers arrived, are put in place using a quilt technique that serves as a barrier preventing more intense fires from spreading. 

Fuels Monitoring Assistant Emily McCrea, 23, watches over a prescribed burn prepared by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire just outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. McCrea was one of only two women working on the burn site that day. The burns which had been utilized by tribal nations long before European settlers arrived, are put in place using a quilt technique that serves as a barrier preventing more intense fires from spreading. 

 The prescribed burn prepared by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire skims the ridge line just outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. 

The prescribed burn prepared by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire skims the ridge line just outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. 

 Xavier Smith, 17, sits at the kitchen table in his grandmothers home as his grandmother, mother, his mother's boyfriend enjoy a card game, in Pablo, Montana., on Saturday, October 21, 2017. 

Xavier Smith, 17, sits at the kitchen table in his grandmothers home as his grandmother, mother, his mother's boyfriend enjoy a card game, in Pablo, Montana., on Saturday, October 21, 2017. 

 The sun beams down on the winding roads outside of Pikeville, Ky., on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. 

The sun beams down on the winding roads outside of Pikeville, Ky., on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. 

 Remnants of coal are left sitting outside of a nonoperative coal wash in Justiceville Ky., on Friday, September 29, 2017. The promise made by Donald Trump to revive the coal industry was a major driver for votes in Eastern Kentucky during the 2016 election. 

Remnants of coal are left sitting outside of a nonoperative coal wash in Justiceville Ky., on Friday, September 29, 2017. The promise made by Donald Trump to revive the coal industry was a major driver for votes in Eastern Kentucky during the 2016 election. 

 Floyd Central High School cheerleaders work to form their pom-poms into a heart shape for a group photo before a football game in Langley, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 

Floyd Central High School cheerleaders work to form their pom-poms into a heart shape for a group photo before a football game in Langley, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 

 London Gladden, 17, is consoled by her friends and teammates after a boy in the hallway of the auditorium had made a remark that made her cry before cheerleading practice at the High School of Commerce in Springfield, Mass., on Friday, September, 8, 2017. 

London Gladden, 17, is consoled by her friends and teammates after a boy in the hallway of the auditorium had made a remark that made her cry before cheerleading practice at the High School of Commerce in Springfield, Mass., on Friday, September, 8, 2017. 

 Jasmin La Caris, a modern flamenco and contemporary dancer, stretches before a performance with her husband, a a modern mariachi singer, in downtown Fresno, Calif., on Saturday, November 11, 2017. 

Jasmin La Caris, a modern flamenco and contemporary dancer, stretches before a performance with her husband, a a modern mariachi singer, in downtown Fresno, Calif., on Saturday, November 11, 2017. 

 Angie Heard Minnie, center, watches intently as a play is made during a close football game at Floyd Central High School in Langley, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 

Angie Heard Minnie, center, watches intently as a play is made during a close football game at Floyd Central High School in Langley, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 

 Members of the congregation sit for a luncheon following the service at the Third Street Baptist Church in the Fillmore, a quickly gentrifying district, of San Francisco, California., on Sunday, November 5, 2017. 

Members of the congregation sit for a luncheon following the service at the Third Street Baptist Church in the Fillmore, a quickly gentrifying district, of San Francisco, California., on Sunday, November 5, 2017. 

 A memorial stands against a telephone pole at the edge of a highway spanning through miles of mass agriculture in Fresno, Calif., on Friday, November 10, 2017. 

A memorial stands against a telephone pole at the edge of a highway spanning through miles of mass agriculture in Fresno, Calif., on Friday, November 10, 2017. 

 Lindsay Burland Roullier, 27, an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe, a forest technician and wild and fire fighter, at the site of a controlled burn she had been working outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Roullier's father worked as a member of the CSKT Division of Fire for nearly 22 years when he was killed by a drunk driver coming home from work. She said she started the job as a way of honoring his legacy. 

Lindsay Burland Roullier, 27, an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe, a forest technician and wild and fire fighter, at the site of a controlled burn she had been working outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Roullier's father worked as a member of the CSKT Division of Fire for nearly 22 years when he was killed by a drunk driver coming home from work. She said she started the job as a way of honoring his legacy. 

 Smoke rises from a smoldering fire, a remnant of the Rice Ridge fire that burned over 150,000 acres, in the forest outside of Seeley Lake, Montana., on Thursday, October 29, 2017. 

Smoke rises from a smoldering fire, a remnant of the Rice Ridge fire that burned over 150,000 acres, in the forest outside of Seeley Lake, Montana., on Thursday, October 29, 2017. 

 Waylon flicks off the camera while posing for a portrait at the home of his girlfriend in, Pablo, Montana., on Saturday, October 21, 2017. 

Waylon flicks off the camera while posing for a portrait at the home of his girlfriend in, Pablo, Montana., on Saturday, October 21, 2017. 

 London Gladden, 17, during cheerleading practice at the High School of Commerce in Springfield, Mass., on Friday, September, 8, 2017. 

London Gladden, 17, during cheerleading practice at the High School of Commerce in Springfield, Mass., on Friday, September, 8, 2017. 

 Losa Mi, 21, adjusts her outfit in the bathroom during a holiday party for the LGBT community at Menjos in Detroit, Mich. on Saturday, December 16, 2017

Losa Mi, 21, adjusts her outfit in the bathroom during a holiday party for the LGBT community at Menjos in Detroit, Mich. on Saturday, December 16, 2017

 Haley Jarvis, 17, watches "Sing," a children's movie, with her daughter Paisley, 2, at her boyfriend's home in Langley, Ky., on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Jarvis works part time at the local McDonalds and upon graduating will have to make a difficult decision for whether or not she wants to stay in the region where job opportunities have been on the decline. She said moving away to a university outside of the county would limit her access to childcare where she has support from her boyfriend's family and her own. 

Haley Jarvis, 17, watches "Sing," a children's movie, with her daughter Paisley, 2, at her boyfriend's home in Langley, Ky., on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Jarvis works part time at the local McDonalds and upon graduating will have to make a difficult decision for whether or not she wants to stay in the region where job opportunities have been on the decline. She said moving away to a university outside of the county would limit her access to childcare where she has support from her boyfriend's family and her own. 

 A church light remains on as the sun falls behind the mountainside at the edge of the Flathead reservation in Pablo, Montana., on Sunday, October 22, 2017. 

A church light remains on as the sun falls behind the mountainside at the edge of the Flathead reservation in Pablo, Montana., on Sunday, October 22, 2017. 

 Mary Sloane, an English teacher at Floyd Central High School, prays for a member of her congregation at First Baptist Church in McDowell, Ky., on Sunday, September 24, 2017. 

Mary Sloane, an English teacher at Floyd Central High School, prays for a member of her congregation at First Baptist Church in McDowell, Ky., on Sunday, September 24, 2017. 

 From left to right, Maryam Warsame, 13, Nada Tohu, 13, and Ikran Ibrahim, 12, outside of the Brian Coyle center in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Minneapolis is home to the largest Somali-American population in the United States. 

From left to right, Maryam Warsame, 13, Nada Tohu, 13, and Ikran Ibrahim, 12, outside of the Brian Coyle center in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Minneapolis is home to the largest Somali-American population in the United States. 

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 A single photograph featuring Command Sergeant Major Aliza Gonzalez hangs on the wall in a JROTC classroom in Springfield, Mass., on Monday, September, 11, 2017. 

A single photograph featuring Command Sergeant Major Aliza Gonzalez hangs on the wall in a JROTC classroom in Springfield, Mass., on Monday, September, 11, 2017. 

 A barbed wire fence partially blocks a pathway in front of a massive plot of lemon trees in Fresno, Calif., on Friday, November 10, 2017. 

A barbed wire fence partially blocks a pathway in front of a massive plot of lemon trees in Fresno, Calif., on Friday, November 10, 2017. 

 Tre'ana Taylor, 17, in her room, which she shares with her sister and niece, at her home in Springfield, Mass., on Monday, September, 11, 2017. At the age of 15, Taylor faced a pregnancy and then the sub-sequential death of her son, CJ, when he was born prematurely. She has high hopes of being a mother again once she's completed her schooling to become an OBGYN. 
 A pair of gloves rest on a bible during service at the Third Street Baptist Church in the Fillmore district of San Francisco, California., on Sunday, November 5, 2017. 
 Aisha Mohamud, 13, lies on her couch as her mother Waris Mohamud, helps her little brother, Abdullah tell a classic Somali story at their home in Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday, October 12, 2017. 
 Destiny Montez, 17, with her girlfriend, Jenny Sacco, 17, at the Agawam Dog Park where they took Jenny's dog and hung out with friends in Agawam, Mass., on Saturday, September, 9, 2017. The pair have been together for two years and have hopes of moving in together following high school. When Destiny first came out to her mother she was disowned by her and has faced bullying at school for her sexuality. Still, she has high hopes of connecting with others through music and sharing her story in order to prove her tenacity. 
 An electrical pole is over powered by kudzu in Hi Hat, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 
 Lizzie Jones, 17, proudly wears her father's employee of the month jacket from his time working at the coal mines nearby a shelf of her family's relics of the coal industry at her home in Eastern Ky., on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Jones' father passed away from black lung in 2014. In January of 2017 her mother, who also worked in the coal mining industry, passed away. Jones said she has plans on moving into the home they once shared and has developed a complex relationship with the coal industry that both built her community stole her parent's life. 
 Fuels Monitoring Assistant Emily McCrea, 23, watches over a prescribed burn prepared by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire just outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. McCrea was one of only two women working on the burn site that day. The burns which had been utilized by tribal nations long before European settlers arrived, are put in place using a quilt technique that serves as a barrier preventing more intense fires from spreading. 
 The prescribed burn prepared by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire skims the ridge line just outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. 
 Xavier Smith, 17, sits at the kitchen table in his grandmothers home as his grandmother, mother, his mother's boyfriend enjoy a card game, in Pablo, Montana., on Saturday, October 21, 2017. 
 The sun beams down on the winding roads outside of Pikeville, Ky., on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. 
 Remnants of coal are left sitting outside of a nonoperative coal wash in Justiceville Ky., on Friday, September 29, 2017. The promise made by Donald Trump to revive the coal industry was a major driver for votes in Eastern Kentucky during the 2016 election. 
 Floyd Central High School cheerleaders work to form their pom-poms into a heart shape for a group photo before a football game in Langley, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 
 London Gladden, 17, is consoled by her friends and teammates after a boy in the hallway of the auditorium had made a remark that made her cry before cheerleading practice at the High School of Commerce in Springfield, Mass., on Friday, September, 8, 2017. 
 Jasmin La Caris, a modern flamenco and contemporary dancer, stretches before a performance with her husband, a a modern mariachi singer, in downtown Fresno, Calif., on Saturday, November 11, 2017. 
 Angie Heard Minnie, center, watches intently as a play is made during a close football game at Floyd Central High School in Langley, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 
 Members of the congregation sit for a luncheon following the service at the Third Street Baptist Church in the Fillmore, a quickly gentrifying district, of San Francisco, California., on Sunday, November 5, 2017. 
 A memorial stands against a telephone pole at the edge of a highway spanning through miles of mass agriculture in Fresno, Calif., on Friday, November 10, 2017. 
 Lindsay Burland Roullier, 27, an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe, a forest technician and wild and fire fighter, at the site of a controlled burn she had been working outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Roullier's father worked as a member of the CSKT Division of Fire for nearly 22 years when he was killed by a drunk driver coming home from work. She said she started the job as a way of honoring his legacy. 
 Smoke rises from a smoldering fire, a remnant of the Rice Ridge fire that burned over 150,000 acres, in the forest outside of Seeley Lake, Montana., on Thursday, October 29, 2017. 
 Waylon flicks off the camera while posing for a portrait at the home of his girlfriend in, Pablo, Montana., on Saturday, October 21, 2017. 
 London Gladden, 17, during cheerleading practice at the High School of Commerce in Springfield, Mass., on Friday, September, 8, 2017. 
 Losa Mi, 21, adjusts her outfit in the bathroom during a holiday party for the LGBT community at Menjos in Detroit, Mich. on Saturday, December 16, 2017
 Haley Jarvis, 17, watches "Sing," a children's movie, with her daughter Paisley, 2, at her boyfriend's home in Langley, Ky., on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Jarvis works part time at the local McDonalds and upon graduating will have to make a difficult decision for whether or not she wants to stay in the region where job opportunities have been on the decline. She said moving away to a university outside of the county would limit her access to childcare where she has support from her boyfriend's family and her own. 
 A church light remains on as the sun falls behind the mountainside at the edge of the Flathead reservation in Pablo, Montana., on Sunday, October 22, 2017. 
 Mary Sloane, an English teacher at Floyd Central High School, prays for a member of her congregation at First Baptist Church in McDowell, Ky., on Sunday, September 24, 2017. 
 From left to right, Maryam Warsame, 13, Nada Tohu, 13, and Ikran Ibrahim, 12, outside of the Brian Coyle center in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Minneapolis is home to the largest Somali-American population in the United States. 
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 A single photograph featuring Command Sergeant Major Aliza Gonzalez hangs on the wall in a JROTC classroom in Springfield, Mass., on Monday, September, 11, 2017. 
 A barbed wire fence partially blocks a pathway in front of a massive plot of lemon trees in Fresno, Calif., on Friday, November 10, 2017. 

Tre'ana Taylor, 17, in her room, which she shares with her sister and niece, at her home in Springfield, Mass., on Monday, September, 11, 2017. At the age of 15, Taylor faced a pregnancy and then the sub-sequential death of her son, CJ, when he was born prematurely. She has high hopes of being a mother again once she's completed her schooling to become an OBGYN. 

A pair of gloves rest on a bible during service at the Third Street Baptist Church in the Fillmore district of San Francisco, California., on Sunday, November 5, 2017. 

Aisha Mohamud, 13, lies on her couch as her mother Waris Mohamud, helps her little brother, Abdullah tell a classic Somali story at their home in Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday, October 12, 2017. 

Destiny Montez, 17, with her girlfriend, Jenny Sacco, 17, at the Agawam Dog Park where they took Jenny's dog and hung out with friends in Agawam, Mass., on Saturday, September, 9, 2017. The pair have been together for two years and have hopes of moving in together following high school. When Destiny first came out to her mother she was disowned by her and has faced bullying at school for her sexuality. Still, she has high hopes of connecting with others through music and sharing her story in order to prove her tenacity. 

An electrical pole is over powered by kudzu in Hi Hat, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 

Lizzie Jones, 17, proudly wears her father's employee of the month jacket from his time working at the coal mines nearby a shelf of her family's relics of the coal industry at her home in Eastern Ky., on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Jones' father passed away from black lung in 2014. In January of 2017 her mother, who also worked in the coal mining industry, passed away. Jones said she has plans on moving into the home they once shared and has developed a complex relationship with the coal industry that both built her community stole her parent's life. 

Fuels Monitoring Assistant Emily McCrea, 23, watches over a prescribed burn prepared by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire just outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. McCrea was one of only two women working on the burn site that day. The burns which had been utilized by tribal nations long before European settlers arrived, are put in place using a quilt technique that serves as a barrier preventing more intense fires from spreading. 

The prescribed burn prepared by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire skims the ridge line just outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. 

Xavier Smith, 17, sits at the kitchen table in his grandmothers home as his grandmother, mother, his mother's boyfriend enjoy a card game, in Pablo, Montana., on Saturday, October 21, 2017. 

The sun beams down on the winding roads outside of Pikeville, Ky., on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. 

Remnants of coal are left sitting outside of a nonoperative coal wash in Justiceville Ky., on Friday, September 29, 2017. The promise made by Donald Trump to revive the coal industry was a major driver for votes in Eastern Kentucky during the 2016 election. 

Floyd Central High School cheerleaders work to form their pom-poms into a heart shape for a group photo before a football game in Langley, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 

London Gladden, 17, is consoled by her friends and teammates after a boy in the hallway of the auditorium had made a remark that made her cry before cheerleading practice at the High School of Commerce in Springfield, Mass., on Friday, September, 8, 2017. 

Jasmin La Caris, a modern flamenco and contemporary dancer, stretches before a performance with her husband, a a modern mariachi singer, in downtown Fresno, Calif., on Saturday, November 11, 2017. 

Angie Heard Minnie, center, watches intently as a play is made during a close football game at Floyd Central High School in Langley, Ky., on Friday, September 22, 2017. 

Members of the congregation sit for a luncheon following the service at the Third Street Baptist Church in the Fillmore, a quickly gentrifying district, of San Francisco, California., on Sunday, November 5, 2017. 

A memorial stands against a telephone pole at the edge of a highway spanning through miles of mass agriculture in Fresno, Calif., on Friday, November 10, 2017. 

Lindsay Burland Roullier, 27, an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe, a forest technician and wild and fire fighter, at the site of a controlled burn she had been working outside of Elmo, Montana., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Roullier's father worked as a member of the CSKT Division of Fire for nearly 22 years when he was killed by a drunk driver coming home from work. She said she started the job as a way of honoring his legacy. 

Smoke rises from a smoldering fire, a remnant of the Rice Ridge fire that burned over 150,000 acres, in the forest outside of Seeley Lake, Montana., on Thursday, October 29, 2017. 

Waylon flicks off the camera while posing for a portrait at the home of his girlfriend in, Pablo, Montana., on Saturday, October 21, 2017. 

London Gladden, 17, during cheerleading practice at the High School of Commerce in Springfield, Mass., on Friday, September, 8, 2017. 

Losa Mi, 21, adjusts her outfit in the bathroom during a holiday party for the LGBT community at Menjos in Detroit, Mich. on Saturday, December 16, 2017

Haley Jarvis, 17, watches "Sing," a children's movie, with her daughter Paisley, 2, at her boyfriend's home in Langley, Ky., on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Jarvis works part time at the local McDonalds and upon graduating will have to make a difficult decision for whether or not she wants to stay in the region where job opportunities have been on the decline. She said moving away to a university outside of the county would limit her access to childcare where she has support from her boyfriend's family and her own. 

A church light remains on as the sun falls behind the mountainside at the edge of the Flathead reservation in Pablo, Montana., on Sunday, October 22, 2017. 

Mary Sloane, an English teacher at Floyd Central High School, prays for a member of her congregation at First Baptist Church in McDowell, Ky., on Sunday, September 24, 2017. 

From left to right, Maryam Warsame, 13, Nada Tohu, 13, and Ikran Ibrahim, 12, outside of the Brian Coyle center in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Minneapolis is home to the largest Somali-American population in the United States. 

A single photograph featuring Command Sergeant Major Aliza Gonzalez hangs on the wall in a JROTC classroom in Springfield, Mass., on Monday, September, 11, 2017. 

A barbed wire fence partially blocks a pathway in front of a massive plot of lemon trees in Fresno, Calif., on Friday, November 10, 2017. 

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