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A Para-Ordnance P-12 pistol rests on one of the booths at the Wanenmacher's Arms Show April 11, 2021 in Tulsa, Okla. It is a semi automatic pistol chambered in .45 ACP.

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May 9, 2021
A rifle sits on a table at one of the booths at Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show on April 10 and 11, 2021, at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla.

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May 9, 2021
People gather in different booths to buy/see guns at Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show on April 10 and 11, 2021, at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla. The expo was full of booths with traders selling modern weapons, antique weapons, weapons accessories and bullets. The show was open to the public with an entry fee of $10.

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May 9, 2021
Attendees wait in line at the entrance at Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show on April 10 and 11, 2021, at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla. The show, which was canceled due to COVID-19 in 2020, welcomed almost 25,000 attendees from all over the nation this year.

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May 9, 2021
People enjoy browsing the collections at Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show on April 10 and 11, 2021, at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla. The show was crowded as people from different states traveled to attend.

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May 9, 2021
A tray filled with antique pistol parts sits on a table in a booth at Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show on April 10 and 11, 2021, at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla. People also displayed exhibitions of homemade and handcrafted guns in the show.

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May 9, 2021
A hunting rifle sits on a table at one of the booths at Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show on April 10 and 11, 2021, at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla.

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May 9, 2021
An antique pistol sits with a price tag on a table at Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show on April 10 and 11, 2021, at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla. A large collection of antique weapons were seen in the show which was organized this year as COVID-19 canceled the show last year.

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May 31, 2021
Disassembled pistol parts sit on a table displayed by the students of Murray State University  at Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show on April 10 and 11, 2021, at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla. Students from Murray State College display gun parts they made entirely in their lab along with the technology they used.

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May 31, 2021
A flag with a swastika hangs on a stand at Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show on April 10 and 11, 2021, at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla.

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May 31, 2021
A seller waits at his booth to sell miniature cannons at the Wanenmacher's Arms Show April 11, 2021 in Tulsa, Okla. “We have various sizes of canons ranging from 3D printed to those made using Lathe machines, people use them during the independence day,” he said.

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May 31, 2021
A group of sellers sit in their booth with their antique collections at the Wanenmacher's Arms Show April 11, 2021 in Tulsa, Okla. “My first visit to the gun show was somewhere in the 1960s and my first in Oklahoma was in 1989,” one said. The history that weapons carry lured them to trading the guns.

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May 31, 2021
Philip Archer (44), Evan Martin (2) and Cody Cleveland (29) celebrate as they collect three homeruns in a game against Missouri State University on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Itchy Jones Stadium in Carbondale Ill. The game took a U-turn in the sixth inning when 4-1 down saluki climbed two steps ahead of MSU making score of 4-6.

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May 2, 2021
Trisan Peters (6) attempts a home run in a home game against Missouri State University on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Itchy Jones Stadium in Carbondale Ill.

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May 2, 2021
Nel Battrell, a resident of Carbondale and one of the participants of the march, holds the placard during the “Take Back the Night” event on Friday, April 30, 2021, at Carbondale, IIl. “The program targets to bring awareness and educate the subject that the violence should be stopped,” Battrell said.

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May 2, 2021
Sarah Settles leads the march with slogans during the event of the stand with survivors of sexual violence on Friday, April 30, 2021 in Carbondale, Ill. ”Take back the night is organized to bring awareness among people about the violence,” Settles said.

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May 2, 2021
Local community activist and victim of violence delivers her inspirational story during the event of the stand with survivors of sexual violence on Friday, April 30, 2021, at Carbondale City Pavillion in Carbondale, Ill.

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May 2, 2021
Bushra Elsnousi, a graduate student in the Department of Civil Engineering and SIU’s only international student from Sudan, works on his research at the library inside the Center for International Education on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in Carbondale, Ill. Elsnousi works as a graduate assistant at the Center for International Education. “I am studying the effect of lateral loads such as wind and earthquakes in the members of building structures. Using computer models has helped me a lot in simulating and monitoring the effects,” Elsnousi said. He expects to aid in designing buildings that are equally safe, but in a more economic nature.

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May 2, 2021
Members of Southern Illinois Pagan Alliance (SIPA) bow to the ground after ending the smudging ritual  on Wednesday April 14, 2021, inside the Labyrinth near Gaia House Interfaith Center, in Carbondale Ill. “We used to perform major events at least 8 times a year but, after the pandemic hit, we didn’t do it for a complete year,” Tara Nelson, the leader of SIPA, said.

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May 2, 2021
Tara Nelson, the leader of Southern Illinois Pagan Alliance (SIPA) lights candles and burns the smudge to do a smudging ritual on Wednesday April 14, 2021, inside the Labyrinth near Gaia House Interfaith Center, in Carbondale Ill. Six members of SIPA attended the rituals with a belief to clear negative energy and invite peace and harmony.

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April 30, 2021
Tara Nelson, the leader of Southern Illinois Pagan Alliance (SIPA) performs smudging over SIPA member, Andy Darnelle, on Wednesday April 14, 2021, inside the Labyrinth near Gaia House Interfaith Center, in Carbondale Ill. “We couldn’t do any events after the pandemic hit and it's been a year. We are looking forward to doing some rituals following the COVID guidelines,” Nelson said.

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April 30, 2021
Tara Nelson, the leader of Southern Illinois Pagan Alliance (SIPA), burns the rosemary smudge before a smudging ritual on Wednesday April 14, 2021, inside the Labyrinth near Gaia House Interfaith Center, in Carbondale Ill. Smudging rituals is believed to clear the negative energy from the people.

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April 30, 2021
Cade Brusell, professor and a member of the collective, participates in the funeral and guides in honor of countless species of animals that have gone extinct on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at the Communications Building in Carbondale, Ill.

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April 30, 2021
Ash Durrance, graduate student in creative writing, reads messages about the extinction of animals due to climate change during the funeral casket walk in honor of countless species of animals that have gone extinct on Thursday April 22, 2021 at the Communications Building in Carbondale, Ill. “This project is to bring awareness among people during Earth Day. We were supposed to rejoice and celebrate on Earth day but we specifically decided to hold the precision and mourn for the animals that we lost due to climate change,” Durrance said.

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April 30, 2021
SIU students participate in a funeral casket walking honor of countless species of animals that have gone extinct on Thursday, April 22, 2021. The walk started at the SIU Communications Building to the student center. Students wore all  black outfits in mourning with some messages about the climate change crisis on them.

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April 30, 2021
People engage and talk about the program at Bucky’s Haven on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, near Campus Lake, in Carbondale, Ill.

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April 30, 2021
Benjamin Lowder discusses the piece of art he added in the dome with SIU students at Bucky’s Haven on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, near Campus Lake, in Carbondale, Ill.

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April 30, 2021
The band plays worship music on Easter at Bald Knob Cross on Sunday, April 4, 2021 in Alto Pass, Ill. The program started at 6.30 a.m. and ended at 8 a.m.

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April 12, 2021
A woman stands during the worship at the Easter Sunrise Service at Bald Knob Cross on Sunday, April 4, 2021 in Alto Pass, Ill.

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April 12, 2021
Kenneth Christensen takes one of his pet mantises outside to feed it on Monday March 22, 2021 in Carbondale, Ill. Christensen admires the strength of the praying mantis and keeps a few as pets.

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April 3, 2021
Kenneth Christensen, a Carbondale resident, performs a workout to strengthen his back on Sunday March 21, 2021 at the SIU Student Rec Center, in Carbondale Ill. “I come here every day at 3 p.m. and leave at 8 p.m. until I get back to my shape. I have also joined karate class recently,” Christensen added. Subash Kharel | @pics.leaks

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April 3, 2021
Bushra Elsnousi, a graduate student in the Department of Civil Engineering and SIU’s only international student from Sudan, works on his research at the library inside the Center for International Education on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in Carbondale, Ill. Elsnousi works as a graduate assistant at the Center for International Education and spends his time doing research after getting done with his duties for the day. “I am studying the effect of lateral loads such as wind and earthquakes in the members of building structures. Using computer models has helped me a lot in simulating and monitoring the effects”, Elsnousi said. He expects to aid in designing buildings that are equally safe, but in a more economic nature.

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March 28, 2021
Students from Waterloo High School join their teacher Marissa Modglin for dinner after the FFA Parliamentary Procedure, on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at the Italian Village in Carbondale, Ill. People are enjoying dining outside as the vaccine distribution goes with pace. “It’s really exciting to come outside and have food with kids. It's our first in-person meet after COVID-19 and we’re enjoying it,” Marchwun said.

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March 28, 2021
Members from the organizing team stand up with different messages in the Asian Lives Matter event organized by Sunrise Movement Southern Illinois on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at Lenus Turley Park in Carbondale, Ill. The goal of the event was to show a peaceful protest against racial violence, especially Asians.

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March 28, 2021
Erin Ashley and Jay Mize, local residents of Carbondale, stand up holding candles to show support in the Asian Lives Matter event organized by Sunrise Movement Southern Illinois on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at Lenus Turley Park in Carbondale, Ill. “We have to speak out about racism as a community,” Mize said.

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March 28, 2021
Diane Ashley, Erin Ashley and Jay Mize pose with candles at the Asian Lives Matter event organized by Sunrise Movement Southern Illinois on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at Lenus Turley Park in Carbondale, Ill.

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March 28, 2021
Cyph Gonzalez, a member of the organizing team, hangs a banner at the Asian Lives Matter event organized by Sunrise Movement Southern Illinois on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at Lenus Turley Park in Carbondale, Ill. “Someone died of someone’s fetish. That deserves a vigil, that deserves attention,” Gonzalez said. Over 20 people attended the vigil.

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March 22, 2021
Sarah Harness (22), pitcher, receives the ball back from the catcher during the game against Drake University on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at SIU.

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March 22, 2021
Salukis softball teammates huddle-up during the game against Drake University on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at SIU.

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March 22, 2021
Jenny Jansen (27) runs to get to second base during the game against Drake University on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at SIU.

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March 22, 2021
Lisa Miluer, a Murphysboro resident and winner of the Irish Stew Competition in 2020, waits for the customer as she finishes preparing her stew for the Irish Stew Cook-Off on Saturday March 20, 2021, in Murphysboro Ill. “After competing for two continuous years, I won last year. I am doing this again this year,” Mileur said. “I just enjoy doing this so much so here I am.

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April 11, 2021
Lisa Mileur, a Murphysboro resident, cooks stew for the Irish Stew Competition at the St. Patrick’s Day Festival on Saturday March 20, 2021, in Murphysboro Ill.

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April 11, 2021
Lisa Miluer, a Murphysboro resident and winner of the Irish Stew Competition in 2020, prepares her recipe on Saturday March 20, 2021, on Chestnut Street in Murphysboro Ill. She has now been participating in the competition for four continuous years. “I just enjoy doing this so much so here I am,” Miluer said.

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April 11, 2021
Rachel Fager, a Murphysboro local and member of St. Patrician community, feels excited to be back to the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Saturday March 20, 2021, on Chestnut Street in Murphysboro Ill. Last year, a lot of events were cancelled due to COVID-19 and due to rain. “It started 6 years ago, and we were at peak in 2019. Last year it didn’t go as expected but this year is a little bit closer to normal and hopefully we will come back stronger,” Fager said. Subash Kharel | @pics.leaks

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April 11, 2021
Gustavo Felicio Perruci, a graduate student in Mechanical Engineering from Brazil, prints a sample in a 3D printer for his research in the Metrology Laboratory at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. Perruci remembers the friend circle he had before the pandemic. “I badly miss the International coffee hour. I had a big friend community back then,” Perruci said. “I hope SIU organizes in-person activities frequently following proper guidelines so that I could feel the same again.” Subash Kharel | @pics.leaks

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April 11, 2021
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April 11, 2021
Murphysboro residents, Molly Blew and her son, Skyler, 9, participate in the protest on the one year anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s death on Saturday, Mar. 13, 2021 at the Carbondale Pavilion in Carbondale, Ill. “Just because it does not relate to you does not mean that it will not affect you. I would like to teach my son so I am with him and his grandfather,” Blew said.

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April 11, 2021
A speaker talks against racial violence on the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s death on Saturday, March 13, 2021 in Carbondale, Ill. Speakers spoke about violent racial crimes and discrimination that Black people face today.

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April 11, 2021
Protestors march in the road through the downtown back to Carbondale Pavilion on Saturday, March 13, 2021 in Carbondale Ill. The march ended after almost 45 mins of walking with police officers assisting in intersections.

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April 11, 2021
Protestors march on the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor's death on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Carbondale Pavilion, Carbondale Ill.

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April 11, 2021
Southern Illinois swimming and diving hosted a tri-meet against Little Rock and Valparaiso at Shea Natatorium on March 12, 2021 in Carbondale, Ill.

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March 27, 2021
Southern Illinois swimming and diving hosted a tri-meet against Little Rock and Valparaiso at Shea Natatorium on March 12, 2021 in Carbondale, Ill.

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March 27, 2021
Addison Higgins, an undergrad student in Computer Science in his second semester, attends his online class on Thursday Mar. 4, 2021 at the Student Center in Carbondale, Ill. Higgins said he is excited to get back to in-person class at full capacity after knowing about the availability of COVID-19 vaccines. “I want to know what college is like. It doesn’t feel like a college yet,” Higgins said.

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March 14, 2021
Madison Fleege, an undergraduate student from Radiation Therapy department, works on her assignments on Thursday March. 4, 2021 at the Student Center in Carbondale, Ill. There has been a rapid increase in the number of students at the food court with the decline in COVID-19 cases and the readily available COVID-19 vaccines.

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March 14, 2021
Dr. Kambiz Farhang delivers his lecture to 25 undergrad Mechanical Engineering students on Thursday, Mar. 4, 2021 at Lawson Hall, SIU, Carbondale Ill. He has been teaching in-person class following the University’s COVID-19 prevention guidelines since the start of the Fall 2020 semester.

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March 14, 2021
Tony Rask (18) gives his teammate a high five during the Salukis home game against the University of Tennessee at Martin on Saturday, Mar. 6, 2021 at Itchy Jones Stadium in Carbondale, Ill.

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March 14, 2021
J.T. Weber (13) swings the bat towards the left field during the Salukis home game against the University of Tennessee at Martin on Saturday, Mar. 6, 2021 at Itchy Jones Stadium in Carbondale, Ill.

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March 14, 2021
Tim Milton dries a customer’s clothes using a unipress on Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021 at Horstman’s Cleaners & Furriers in Carbondale Ill.

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March 11, 2021
Bailey Caylor (20) makes a run during the game against Northern Kentucky University on Friday, Mar. 5, 2021 at Charlotte Softball Stadium in Carbondale, Ill.

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April 18, 2021
Mckensey Bunch (28) sprints with the ball in the game against the Valparaiso Crusaders on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021 at the Lew Hartzog Track & Field Complex in Carbondale, Ill.

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April 3, 2021
Mckensey Bunch (28) takes the ball in the game against the Valparaiso Crusaders on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021 at the Lew Hartzog Track & Field Complex in Carbondale, Ill.

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April 3, 2021
Maya Warrior (24) leads by dribbling down the field in the game against the Valparaiso Crusaders on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021 at the Lew Hartzog Track & Field Complex in Carbondale, Ill.

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April 3, 2021
Dalton Banks (3) attempts to dribble to get past the opponent in the game against Illinois State University on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 at the SIU Banterra Center.

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February 18, 2021
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