A boy stands in his kindergarten classroom.
A young boy at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.
An inquisitive mind takes a photo inside the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.
An eleven year-old girl with burned marshmallows by a campfire in Cross Lake, Minnesota.
Children wave from the docks of Leech Lake at Trader’s Bay Lodge in Walker, Minnesota.
Swimming in Leech Lake near Walker, Minnesota.
A young boy plays with his older brother and sister at Cross Lake, Minnesota.
A marginated tortoise (Testudo marginata) at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.
A twelve year-old girl coming out of surgery after getting her tonsils removed.
A girl at her twelfth birthday party.
A twelve year-old girl recovers after surgery to remove her tonsils.
A brother and sister warm up next to a wood stove in a Nebraska farm house.
Ice skating on a farm pond in southeastern Nebraska.
A family goes sledding at Pioneer’s Park in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Siblings asleep in the car on the way home from an outing.
A girl plays in a swimming pool.
A girl sleeps during a car ride.
A family enjoys the summer at Whitefish, Montana.
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