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First Place | News Photo Story Travis Long, The News & ObserverPatrick Hill, 72, shoots a tattered soccer ball at a basketball hoop Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at his niece Gwendolyn Woods's home in Kinston. Hill has the mind of a four-year-old and endured abuse at the O'Berry Center in Goldsboro, a state hospital for the mentally retarded. He and Wood live together with Wood's teenage son on a single income.

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Travis Long, The News & Observer 

Patrick Hill, 72, shoots a tattered soccer ball at a basketball hoop Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at his niece Gwendolyn Woods's home in Kinston. Hill has the mind of a four-year-old and endured abuse at the O'Berry Center in Goldsboro, a state hospital for the mentally retarded. He and Wood live together with Wood's teenage son on a single income.