Alexis Joynes cries during the conclusion of William Peace University's commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 3, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C.
Miguel Rodrigues, left, and Chips Julius, right, both clowns with Cole Bros. Circus, apply make-up to their faces prior to an afternoon show April 18, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C.
Cadets throw their hats in the air at the end of the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 25, 2013 in West Point, N.Y. Cadets traditionally place pictures, notes, money, and other items inside their hat and leave them on the field for children who rush onto the field following graduation.
Wilma Morgan walks through flood waters on her neighbor's patio Thursday, July 11, 2013 on Riverside Dr. next to the Catawba river in Charlotte, N.C. Heavy rain across the region caused flash floods across the area. nycpr
Roast Grill owner George Poniros, left, watches as newlyweds Kimber Smith and Tony Wayne feed each other hot dogs following their wedding ceremony that took place inside of the Roast Grill in Raleigh, N.C. on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Smith and Wayne shared one of their first dates and many years later a marriage proposal at the Roast Grill. The couple chose to exchange vows inside of the 13-seat hole-in-the-wall restaurant on their 15th dating anniversary. "We wanted to exchange hot dogs instead of rings," said Smith. The couple was joined by about 40 people for their ceremony, some of which carried hot-dog filled bouquets.
A family walks along the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool on July 8, 2013 in Washington, D.C. nycpr
Jason Britton, left, and Eric Hoenshell, right, circle around Samantha Taylor, center facing forward, and Nicole Yowell, center facing away, during a stunt show at Ray Price Capital City Bikefest on Friday, September 26, 2014 on Hargett Street in Raleigh, N.C. Taylor and Yowell work for Team Powersports and were unexpectedly invited to participate in the show.
Carver Rudolph, 4, left, Webb Lathan, 3, center, and Gray Wheeler, 3, enjoy soft-serve ice cream cones during the 'Cuegrass Festival in downtown Raleigh, N.C. on Saturday, April 26, 2014.
Blanton Sheorn, a head grower at Metrolina Greenhouses, walks through a greenhouse full of poinsettias Wednesday November 20, 2013 in Huntersville, N.C.
Kristy Johnson gives her host daughter Nastya a kiss during the family’s vacation on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in North Topsail Beach, N.C.
Jessica Riemann, left, Alan Hale, second from left, and David Brooks, second from right, ride behind Jolie Liston as she swings to hit the ball during a match at the John H. Triangle Charity Polo Classic Benefit at MacNair’s Country Acres on Sunday, June 8, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C.
Danielle Michaels swings her daughter Clara Michaels, 4, during the traditional divot stomp at the John H. Triangle Charity Polo Classic Benefit at MacNair’s Country Acres on Sunday, June 8, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C. The divot stomp is a tradition that invites spectators onto the field during half time to stomp the earth and repair the mounds of dirt that are ripped up by the horse's hooves.
Willow Robbins, 1, is splashed in a wading pool outside of the family's home by her grandmother Patti Aaron on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in downtown Raleigh, N.C.
Peggy Drechsler, affectionately known as Grammie, walks through sprinklers alongside rows of daylilies with her granddaughter Lily Howell, 5, at Lakeview Daylily Farm on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in Garner, N.C.
Firefighters from Station No. 1 on Dawson Street watch as the Our Lady Guadalupe procession from Sacred Heart Cathedral passes through downtown on Sunday, December 7, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C.
Penn State head coach Coquese Washington, left, talks with Alex Bentley after their team's 74-51 win over Minnesota on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 in State College, Pa.
A Penn State student gathers snow over a ground light designed to illuminate a flagpole in State College, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 13, 2010. The student was a participant of the annual Penn State snowball fight.