Bob Chaput – January 28

Cheyenne resident Bob Chaput laughs while preparing to give blood at United Blood Services earlier this month. Chaput has been donating blood in Cheyenne for the past 45 years. “Donating blood helps people and saves lives, and that’s why I do it,” the veteran said. About living in Cheyenne, Chaput said, “Believe or not, I like the weather here. It's always changing.” To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith's “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Cheyenne resident Bob Chaput laughs while preparing to give blood at United Blood Services earlier this month. Chaput has been donating blood in Cheyenne for the past 45 years. “Donating blood helps people and saves lives, and that’s why I do it,” the veteran said. About living in Cheyenne, Chaput said, “Believe or not, I like the weather here. It’s always changing.” To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff