13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
A mother's touch before a big race

A mother helping her son gear up before his first big BMX race. He was a little nervous about it, so she was giving him a pep talk as he was struggling to put his helmet and goggles on.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 04.2015
Photo Location: Fresno, California, United States of America
Copyright: © Jason Carroll
Photo of the Day: 04.20.15
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