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Bill Garcia and his daughter Mary Honeycutt – September 28

R & B Breakfast Club owners Bill Garcia and his daughter Mary Honeycutt stand in their restaurant at 2102 East Lincolnway. Bill is a devote Denver Broncos and Elvis Presley fan and has owned the business for 18 years. "I love every bit of it," Garcia said about Laramie County, "I have loyal and fantastic customers." Garcia is know to sit at the table with his customers and talk about the days events. . To take part 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

R & B Breakfast Club owners Bill Garcia and his daughter Mary Honeycutt stand in their restaurant at 2102 East Lincolnway. Bill is a devote Denver Broncos and Elvis Presley fan and has owned the business for 18 years. “I love every bit of it,” Garcia said about Laramie County, “I have loyal and fantastic customers.” Garcia is know to sit at the table with his customers and talk about the days events. . To take part 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

Doran Lummis – September 27

Doran Lummis sits on a fence near his flower bed at his home on Campstool Road. Lummis's grandfather became full owner of the Lummis Livestock Company in 1919 and has been in the family since. Lummis won 4 state titles in high school basketball playing for Okie Blanchard and with Curt Gowdy announcing the games. "In my younger days I spent my life on the back of a horse," Lummis said about growing up in Laramie County. Freedom is what Lummis likes about living in Laramie County. Today is Doran's 87th birthday. To take part 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

Doran Lummis sits on a fence near his flower bed at his home on Campstool Road. Lummis’s grandfather became full owner of the Lummis Livestock Company in 1919 and has been in the family since. Lummis won 4 state titles in high school basketball playing for Okie Blanchard and with Curt Gowdy announcing the games. “In my younger days I spent my life on the back of a horse,” Lummis said about growing up in Laramie County. Freedom is what Lummis likes about living in Laramie County. Today is Doran’s 87th birthday. To take part 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

Lynda Zeringue – September 26

Volunteer Lynda Zeringue smiles as she quickly pauses for a portrait as other volunteers sort and assemble Friday Food Bags at Element Church. Zeringue said volunteer opportunities and paying it forward were her favorite things about living in Laramie County. "The Friday Food Bag Foundation feeds about 2100 kids a month," Zeringue said "Everything is provided by donations and great volunteers." The Friday Food Bag Foundation works with social workers from both LCSD #1 and LCSD #2 to deliver bags of food each Friday while school is in session to children in need. To take part 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

Volunteer Lynda Zeringue smiles as she quickly pauses for a portrait as other volunteers sort and assemble Friday Food Bags at Element Church. Zeringue said volunteer opportunities and paying it forward were her favorite things about living in Laramie County. “The Friday Food Bag Foundation feeds about 2100 kids a month,” Zeringue said “Everything is provided by donations and great volunteers.” The Friday Food Bag Foundation works with social workers from both LCSD #1 and LCSD #2 to deliver bags of food each Friday while school is in session to children in need. To take part 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

Twins Carol Hull Barnett and Robin Hull Volk – September 25

Twins Carol Hull Barnett and Robin Hull Volk pose with portraits of themselves when they started nursing. The twins graduated 50 years ago from the University of Wyoming College of Nursing. Both Carol and Robin agreed that the unfailing optimism and unparalleled philanthropy were what makes living in Laramie County special.  To take part 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

Twins Carol Hull Barnett and Robin Hull Volk pose with portraits of themselves when they started nursing. The twins graduated 50 years ago from the University of Wyoming College of Nursing. Both Carol and Robin agreed that the unfailing optimism and unparalleled philanthropy were what makes living in Laramie County special. To take part 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

Julian Martinez – September 24

Julian Martinez looks west on East 12th Street near Adams Avenue while walking his dog Coco earlier this week. Martinez said he likes all the people and parks in Laramie County. He added that Cheyenne is a very sociable place. To take part 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

Julian Martinez looks west on East 12th Street near Adams Avenue while walking his dog Coco earlier this week. Martinez said he likes all the people and parks in Laramie County. He added that Cheyenne is a very sociable place. To take part 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

Eileen Gavagan – September 23

Eileen Gavagan, Victim/Witness Coordinator at Laramie County District Attorney's Office, sits in her office in the old Laramie County Courthouse. "I love my job and really care about the people here," said Gavagan, who praised local first-responders and social service workers. " There is a great team that takes care of our community and it's people." Dennis Brown holds on to 5 vizla puppies at his home. Brown was born and raised in Laramie County and is the General Manager at Riverbend Nursery. "The weather is challenging but diverse, making the best days worth waiting for," Brown said about living in Laramie County. Brown also mentioned the strong ties of the people, history and loyalty to local businesses. To take part 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

Eileen Gavagan, Victim/Witness Coordinator at Laramie County District Attorney’s Office, sits in her office in the old Laramie County Courthouse. “I love my job and really care about the people here,” said Gavagan, who praised local first-responders and social service workers. ” There is a great team that takes care of our community and it’s people.” Dennis Brown holds on to 5 vizla puppies at his home. Brown was born and raised in Laramie County and is the General Manager at Riverbend Nursery. “The weather is challenging but diverse, making the best days worth waiting for,” Brown said about living in Laramie County. Brown also mentioned the strong ties of the people, history and loyalty to local businesses. To take part 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

Dennis Brown – September 22

Dennis Brown holds on to 5 vizla puppies at his home. Brown was born and raised in Laramie County and is the General Manager at Riverbend Nursery. "The weather is challenging but diverse, making the best days worth waiting for," Brown said about living in Laramie County. Brown also mentioned the strong ties of the people, history and loyalty to local businesses. To take part 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

Dennis Brown holds on to 5 vizla puppies at his home. Brown was born and raised in Laramie County and is the General Manager at Riverbend Nursery. “The weather is challenging but diverse, making the best days worth waiting for,” Brown said about living in Laramie County. Brown also mentioned the strong ties of the people, history and loyalty to local businesses. To take part 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

Book Club – September 21

Clockwise from left, Jo Ferguson, Katie Hayes, Renee Middleton, Barbara Stafford, Leigh Vosler, Lynn Birleffi, and Gale Geringer pose for a portrait during a gathering of the group's book club at Stafford's home in north Cheyenne. The book club has been meeting for the past ten years and usually meet ten times a year to discuss books. The group said that the diversity of interesting people are what make living in Laramie County special.  To take part 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

Clockwise from left, Jo Ferguson, Katie Hayes, Renee Middleton, Barbara Stafford, Leigh Vosler, Lynn Birleffi, and Gale Geringer pose for a portrait during a gathering of the group’s book club at Stafford’s home in north Cheyenne. The book club has been meeting for the past ten years and usually meet ten times a year to discuss books. The group said that the diversity of interesting people are what make living in Laramie County special. To take part 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/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Dave Sloan – September 20

Mechanic Dave Sloan looks outside while taking a break at Jones Lube & More on East Lincolnway earleir this week. Sloan has lived in Laramie County for 10 years and said the people and the weather are his favorite things about living in Laramie County. To take part 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

Mechanic Dave Sloan looks outside while taking a break at Jones Lube & More on East Lincolnway earleir this week. Sloan has lived in Laramie County for 10 years and said the people and the weather are his favorite things about living in Laramie County. To take part 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