Cortez, 14, who's last name was requested to be left out, flies a kite underneath the Gateway Arch at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis. Cortez came to America two years ago from Sudan and now lives on the Illinois side of St. Louis.
A man takes a photo of a memorial immortalizing the builders of the Gateway Arch.
Ben Zenati takes a photo of his son Ori Zenati, 4, inside the Gateway Arch museum in St. Louis. The Zenati family, from Isreal, is traveling all around the United States while the kids are young and not yet in school.
From Left, Asher, 7, Arabella, 5, and Molly, 4, look out the windows of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
Matt Gleason and Chris Bills look up at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
A group of runners use the side of the Gateway Arch to Stretch. The Gateway Arch and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial are very popular spots for people looking to workout.
Newlyweds Troy Fosler and Jessica Fosler ride around the Gateway Arch while getting their wedding photos taken. “The glare from the arch is making me squint,” says Jessica to their photographer as she makes a face. After the honeymoon, the two will be moving to California for Troy’s work.
The lights from St. Louis reflect off the Gateway Arch September 21, 2012.