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Gretchen McMichael of Ben Avon holds her 18-month-old son, Caleb, as she stands with her daughters, Josie, 5, and Becca, 3, as they look at the exotic corpse flower (Amorphophallus Titanum) affectionately named "Romero" at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens on Thursday, June 9, 2016. The corpse flower, which is native to Sumatra, Indonesia, typically only blooms every three to seven years and puts off a distinct odor that smells like rotting flesh to attract beetles and flies that pollinate it.
Newly hired Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Anthony Hamlet holds a news conference at the Pittsburgh Public School Administration offices in Oakland on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Hamlet made a statement and answered questions about discrepancies on his resume regarding improvements in academic performance at schools in the School District of Palm Beach County during his time as an administrator there.
TOP: Abryanna Whittington, 8, of Seven Fields, holds butterflies at the National Aviary's Butterfly Garden exhibit on June 1, 2016. MIDDLE: Ruth Dubois, 20, of Coraopolis holds her one-year-old nephew Jack Heisler of the North Hills as they look at a butterfly. BOTTOM: A Monarch butterfly sits on a flower at the National Aviary's Butterfly Garden.
Kevin "Slim" Forsythe performs from the back of a pickup truck along Butler Street in Lawrenceville during the Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 30, 2016.
People watch the Memorial Day parade pass along Butler Street .
Civil War re-enactors with the 40th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry march along Butler Street.
Kelly Ratz, 32, (right) enjoys a comfortable chair from her tattoo studio, Rogue Tattoo, as she watches the parade pass by.
A Syria Shriner buzzes by along Butler Street in Lawrenceville during the Memorial Day parade.
A man on stilts waves to crowd along the parade route.
Maryann Brown of Lawrenceville (center) folds her hands as she watches a gold-star mother place a wreath during the Memorial Day events at Allegheny Cemetery in Lawrenceville.
Civil War re-enactors with the 40th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry fire a 21-gun-salute during the Memorial Day events at Allegheny Cemetery in Lawrenceville on Monday, May 30, 2016.