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President Barack Obama speaks during Air Force Academy graduation Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Falcon Stadium. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
President Barack Obama speaks during Air Force Academy graduation Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Falcon Stadium. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Lillian Grothe, 9, of Colorado Springs pedals hard to power the street light at the Pikes Peak Children's Museum's new summer exhibit, Super Kids Save the World, Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. The eco-friendly exhibit runs through the Sept. 10. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A discarded cigarette ignited a fire early Tuesday morning that damaged a Colorado Springs nonprofit's day center for homeless families. (Photo courtesy: Twitter/@CSFDPIO)
Chaplain Carl Nelson II, the Colorado Springs Police Department's 2016 Citizen Volunteer of the Year.
Oral Allen, 98, holds a photo of her son, Ralph Dunn, Colorado's first casualty in the Vietnam war, at Penrose Hospital on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Allen has volunteered nearly 23,000 hours at the hospital. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette.