Picture Editor

Lloyd Young

Young is a picture editor for the Metro section, produces Globe staff video, and is one of the editors for The Big Picture blog. He previously worked for newspapers in Ohio, Illinois, and Florida, and has won awards from the National Press Photographers Association and Pictures of the Year International. He earned his master’s degree from Ohio University.

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Mascots bring the spirit

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With the NCAA March Madness Tournament underway, the mascots are out in force to bring good luck to their teams. Here are some of them, and other mascots representing their team or organization.

Ceremony fit for a king

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Thousands of people lined the streets of Leicester, England, Sunday to view the coffin of King Richard III as it made its way to Leicester Cathedral for three days of public viewing before his remains are reinterred during a service attended by members of the royal family. The skeletal remains of the king were discovered in 2012 under a parking lot some 500 years after he was killed during the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.

Colors in the Sky

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With a severe solar storm raging, the Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, could be seen from the island of Nantucket this week. The phenomenon, usually visible only much farther north, takes place when gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere collide with charged particles released from the sun.

Hitting the Slopes

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It seems, with the current snowpack in New England, skiers will be able to “Arc ‘em or park ‘em” until May this year. Here’s a look at some of those competing in or enjoying the winter sport since the beginning of the year.