Wail Aboaljalo, an asylum applicant from Iraq who relies on Affordable Care Act coverage poses inside his home in Sterling Heights, Mich.
Jada Rankin’s cousin, left, and a friend, pose for a portrait after lacing up their skates at the 16th birthday party Jada Rankin will never have. Money raised from the event went to her Crime Stopper’s word in hopes to find her killer. 15-year-old Jada Rankin was shot and killed by a man driving by her grandmother’s house during a family member’s birthday celebration.
One member of the Mexican techno group, Nortec Collectivo, Bostich, rests in his home in Tijuana, Mexico.
Detroit Early Risers teammate, Evette Griffore, 36, of Davison, poses before a baseball game during the Civil War Days on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Historic Fort Wayne, Mich. Griffore is also the manager and couch for the Detroit River Belles, a women's historical baseball team.
GMOB, Grown Men On Bikes, member Dennard Walker, 40, and Shanna Vanleer, 34, pose for a portrait near Eastern Market on Sunday morning, March 29, 2015, before the first Slow Roll of the year in Detroit. (Elaine Cromie | MLive Detroit)
Grace Griffin, left, poses with her son at their new apartment in Detroit, Mich.
Larry Wells poses for a portrait in his living room on Friday, May 19, 2017 in the Crary St. Mary neighborhood in Detroit, Mich.
Janice Wells poses for a portrait in her living room on Friday, May 19, 2017 in the Crary St. Mary neighborhood in Detroit, Mich.
Masked independent wrestler El Movado, poses before his match on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 at the Imperial House in Clinton Township, Mich.
Stephanie Thornton, left, holds her daughter Kamari Thornton, 9, while Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally to stand up to Republicans and save healthcare on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 in Warren, Mich.
Emily Kutil poses for a portrait on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 near Chrysler Freeway in Detroit, Mich. Kutil found hundreds of photographs in the Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library, of homes and buildings in the long-demolished downtown district that once was known as Black Bottom.
Doorman, Samuel Lee, of Detroit, poses for a photograph at the Detroit Towers located on E. Jefferson St. just east of downtown on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Detroit. Lee has worked for 24 years at the Detroit Towers, first as a valet and now as one of the main doormen.
Malik Cosey, 9, of Detroit, poses for a photograph on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Detroit, Mich. Malik was shot in the head while waiting in his grandmother's car to go see the movie Boss Baby with his family in early April.
Carl Baxter poses for a portrait in the backyard of his home on Friday, May 19, 2017 in the Crary St. Mary neighborhood in Detroit.
Heather Jose, left, and her daughter Sydney Jose, 19, and a sophomore at the University of Michigan pose together for a portrait on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Heather was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer at the age of 26, and was told to go home and "get her affairs in order."
Gholam Nezhad pauses his yard work for a portrait outside his home on Monday, May 22, 2017 in Southwest Detroit, Mich.
Southwest Styles barber, Ricardo Alvarez of Southwest Detroit, poses for a portrait in his chair at the shop in Detroit, Mich.
Edward Hallo, 97, of New Hudson, poses for a portrait on Friday, August 18, 2017 in Northville, Mich. Hallo, a World War II veteran, was an Operation Sgt. of Company A, 501st Parachute infantry, and a paratrooper of the 101st Airborne Division, also known as the "Screaming Eagles," will be a special guest at the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show over Labor Day Weekend.
Dr. Mahmood Hai at his practice Comprehensive Urology in Westland, Mich.
The legendary Detroit techno founders or The Belleville Three from left, Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, and Derrick May pose at the Majestic Theater on Friday, May 26, 2017 in Detroit, Mich.
Siblings from clockwise, Meryana Butris, 9, Lilly Butris, 12, and Eli Butris, 3, at their home on Monday, June 12, 2017 in Sterling Heights, Mich. Their father Joe Butris was picked up by ICE and detained on Sunday, June 11, 2017.
Orelia Garcia De Soto has come to rely on the Medicaid expansion for her health coverage. She went uninsured for years because her job as a hotel housekeeper did not provide coverage. Garcia waits for her doctor at her the Community Health and Social Services Center, or CHASS, in Southwest, Detroit, Mich.
Terry Johnson, an attorney who voted for Donald Trump, poses in his backyard in Oakland County, Mich.
“It’s fine if I don’t eat,” Zaida said. “But what about my son?” Zaida Lopez takes a moment while in her 18-year-old son Javier's bedroom in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico a couple weeks after Hurrican Maria ripped through the island. Javier suffers from a severe case of Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome, and after Hurricane Maria, the family has been struggling to keep him alive. Javier needs oxygen and a feeding tube to survive and because of the lack of power, the family barely makes it day to day by using an unreliable generator.
Emma Lockridge uses a medical mask to protect herself from pollutants in the air while she recovers from bronchitis, and poses for a photograph in her neighborhood on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 in Detroit, Mich. Lockridge lives next to a Marathon Petroleum refinery in Southwest Detroit, Mich.
Coleman A. Young II, poses for a portrait after voting, outside the Butzel Family Recreation Center on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 in Detroit, Mich.
Lorenzo Santavicca, 21, and a senior at Michigan State University, poses for a portrait in his room at his dad’s house on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 in Macomb, Mich. Santavicca borrowed approximately $25,000 in loans on top of his father, Larry Santavicca, who borrowed nearly $34,000 to complete an undergraduate degree. Lorenzo studies International Relations and plans to graduate in Spring 2018 and pursue a masters degree after. Elaine Cromie for The Wall Street Journal