The Simon Lake was a vital pillar in the good working order of the United States Navy, despite never having the mystique or the munitions of the sexier classes.
The same forces grasping at the vanishing island of Tangier promise similar ruin to shoreline communities all around the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
Billy George is the president and CEO of the YMCA of South Hampton Roads. Before taking that position in 2012, he was chief operating officer for 20 years.
Spivey was motivated by those who told him he was too nice to fight. Boxing also allowed him to tap into an underlying anger that’s always been there, anger from poverty and its scars.
The whole enterprise occurs so slowly that witnesses are rarely aware of just how much things have changed – or even how much they haven’t. So we sent out photographer Mark Edward Atkinson with a handful of archival photos and asked him to show us the difference between then and now.
The focus that transformed Jim White’s life is now transforming others’. To him it means educating clients and introducing habits that promote lasting fitness and overall wellness.