AJC Staff Photographers Best Photos of 2011
Atlanta--Haley Blankenship, 5, prays during the State of Georgia's Memorial Day Ceremony at the state capitol Thursday May 25, 2011. Blankenship's cousin Sgt. Jonathan Peney, was killed June 1, 2010. He was among 22 Georgia soldiers who have given their life for their County since May 27, 2010. Her father is currently in boot camp.