Curtis Compton is a veteran photojournalist formerly with United Press International. For the last 18 years he has worked as a photo editor and staff photographer at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution covering news, breaking news, sports and features. Photos by Curtis Compton
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Georgia seniors Lorenzo Carter (from left), Nick Chubb, Sony Michel, and Davin Bellamy celebrate their final home victory 42-13 over Kentucky in a NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Athens, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)
Georgia running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel prepare to play Appalachian State on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Athens.
Belinda Taylor, 33, lost her brother, Jessie Taylor III, in 2015 after his wheelchair toppled over during a medical transport ride. She last spoke to him the night before his Christmas Eve death, when she took him Jell-O. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM
Atlanta Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn records the fifth sack of Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott during the second half Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Atlanta.
Atlanta Braves new GM Alex Anthopoulos takes questions during his introductory press conference Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at SunTrust Park in Atlanta.
Atlanta Braves new GM Alex Anthopoulos takes questions from the media during a press conference introducing him on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at SunTrust Park in Atlanta.
Georgia tailback Sony Michel stands on the sidelines watching while Auburn scores a touchdown in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game at Jordan-Hare Stadium, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Auburn, Ala. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Auburn wide receiver Darius Slayton makes a touchdown catch in front of Georgia defenders Malkom Parrish and Aaron Davis to take a 16-7 lead during the second quarter on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)
Mary Norwood, candidate for mayor, gives supporters a double thumbs up making a final appearance at her election night party saying she assumes there will be a run off before ending the evening with few election results counted on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Comptonfirstname.lastname@example.org
Falcons owner Arthur Blank (left), Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell have a conversation in the hallway outside the NFL Owners meetings at the Atlanta Airport Gateway Marriott in Atlanta on Thursday, July 21, 2011. Curtis Compton email@example.com
November 7, 2017: Mary Norwood, candidate for mayor, looks for early returns with field director Sebastian Barron at her headquarters on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive after the polls close on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Comptonfirstname.lastname@example.org