With an air tube in his mouth and a torch spitting out 12 inches of flames, Scott Bankroff manipulates a simple piece of glass into a fully functional scientific instrument.
What started as just a few banjos in 1972 has turned into one of the most notable music shops in the Midwest.
Kimberly Fritzsche, of Owosso, Mich. practices a special technique of Taekwondo at IM West with the MSU Taekwondo Club. The club is part of both USA Taekwondo and the National Collegiate Taekwondo Association and is training for a national championship.
Growing up on a small farm might seem like a strange place to pick up the trade of antique upholstery and restoration. But one small-town girl’s hobby has launched a career that spans more than three decades, focusing on refinishing “grandma’s old chair” to the beautiful piece of furniture it once was.