Each spring, Coney Island USA, a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to preserving the past and future of Coney Island, N.Y., convenes the Congress of Curious Peoples.
Sitting outside of the equestrian arena, Billy Ray Thunder held out his right hand and attempted to stretch his fingers. The middle finger was gnarled in a permanent bend, and the one next to it was broken and swollen, cocked in an unnatural state.
The beat of a drum rang out as the Confederate and Union soldiers took their positions on the battlefield.
When Joe Frazier walked into his Philadelphia gym, it was as if he was showing up at Madison Square Garden for another bout with Muhammad Ali.
For artist Mark Cline, every day is an adventure and anything imaginable is possible.