Al Amin Shrine Circus / by Rugile Kaladyte

I have just begun my multimedia internship at The Victoria Advocate in Victoria, TX. My first assignment was to cover the Al Amin Shrine Circus.

An elephant stands outside of the Al Amin Shrine Circus at the Victoria Community Center Arena on Monday, January 4, 2016.

An elephant stands outside of the Al Amin Shrine Circus at the Victoria Community Center Arena on Monday, January 4, 2016.

The Flying Cortez

The Flying Cortez

Peighsyn Lemke, 3, refuses the finishing touches of her kitten face paint.

Peighsyn Lemke, 3, refuses the finishing touches of her kitten face paint.

Motorcycle Madness

Motorcycle Madness

Adrian De Leon Jr., 16 months, sleeps on his father's shoulder during intermission.

Adrian De Leon Jr., 16 months, sleeps on his father's shoulder during intermission.