Gae Orsini is an antique dealer who works from her home in Mendon, N.Y. Dec. 8, 2017
Adam Baker, an animal care taker for Coronas of Hollywood, a Florida circus performing at The Great New York State Fair in Syracuse, N.Y., tends to a group of Bactrian camels waiting for their performance. Baker has worked with Coronas for just over a year and is said to have a strong bond with many of the animals in the circus. Sept. 2, 2017.
The Great New York State Fair is a 13-day showcase of agriculture, entertainment, education and technology. With midway rides, concessionaires, exhibits and concerts, it has become New York's largest annual event and an end-of-summer tradition for hundreds of thousands of families from all corners of the state.
A trainer poses with his monkey in Karachi, Pakistan on July 8, 2008. A monkey trainer is commonly known as bandar wala in Urdu, the native language of Pakistan.
The Musician and The Composer. "My musical abilities did improve after the stroke...I feel I'm very mechanical in the way I play it lacks a lot of emotion. Its much more abstract now. I can play a guitar but I don't play it like you're supposed to play a guitar, I play it more like a lap guitar; I play it like a piano. The same goes for woodwinds, brass...everything has become a keyboard in my head." Michael Lowery's musical abilities drastically improved after a severe stroke put him into a coma for 3 days. His stroke also triggered his genetically predisposed schizophrenia giving way to a new voice, a new identity - The Composer.