Honorable Mention - 2012 News Picture Story
On Tuesday, August 28, 2012, following a day of protesting the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Jack Amico gives a drag of his cigarette to Lauren Digioia as they lay amongst other protestors in a "cuddle puddle." The Republican National Convention, held during the week of August 27, 2012 , was almost canceled because of the presence of Tropical Storm Isaac. And, perhaps because of the storm, political protests in opposition to the Convention were sparse and almost entirely non-violent...Red, White, Black, and Blue: Two Conventions, Two Weeks, One Country.
Bryan Thomas / Freelance