My great-grandfather Ralph Reed’s bedroom

LEFT: My great-grandfather Ralph Reed’s bedroom. A pair of jeans sit on the bed and a shotgun shell lies in the nightstand. RIGHT: A lamp sits near a tub of photographs at my grandfather Ron Reed’s new house in Rich Hill, Mo. He is still unpacking after recently moving into the home, which was completed in September.

  • I am an Assistant Director of Photography at the Missourian and a photojournalism graduate student at MU's School of Journalism. In the past, I've worked as an education reporter, staff photographer and photo editor. Reach me at ejrxch@umsystem.edu