The Associated Press Media Editors has honored this photograph as National Member Photo of the Month forMay 2019.
Thanks to Matthew Fortner, Sylvia Jarrus, Brad Nettles, Lauren Petracca and Andrew Whitaker at The Post and Currier for judging this month.
Here is what the judges had to say about the winning image:
“There were so many good photos that the judges were split over favorites, but there was one that resonated with everyone. The image by Mike Simons might have a bit of lighter tenor for a flooding story, but the composition and moment come together nicely for an unexpected photograph.”
Below is the link to all images entered forMayand the winner is slide 22.
Samantha Karnes and her son Anthony Pickett, 3, walk up to their neighbor's mobile home to check on him as floodwater from the Arkansas River approaches at the Riverside Mobile Home Park in Muskogee, Okla., Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)