Hands on

A collection of portraits of people who work around Tampa Bay
Jung Kang, 63, owner of Hutson Shoe & Leather Repair in St. Petersburg. Boyzell Hosey  |  Times
Jung Kang, 63, owner of Hutson Shoe & Leather Repair in St. Petersburg. Boyzell Hosey | Times
Published September 1
Updated September 3

Today, Americans celebrate a federal holiday that often passes by without much

thought other than enjoying the time off with backyard picnics or beach

parties. We'd like to take a moment to acknowledge the day.

Tampa Bay Times photographers set out to capture men and women at work,

especially those who labor with their hands. And we asked them: Why do

you like what you do?

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