The members of the Cabrini Dad's Club, Tu-Tu Man, and Mick Jaggar (sic) present the 20th Jazz Fest Triathlon watermelon sacrifice to former New Orleans Saints legend and ALS advocate Steve Gleason at the Fais Do Do Stage at Jazz Fest on Locals Thursday in New Orleans, La. Thursday, April 25, 2019. The annual triathlon begins in Bayou St. John with a bicycle race followed by the watermelon sacrifice, then a run, and swim again in Bayou St. John. Photo by Matthew Hinton

Photos: Steve Gleason accepts watermelon sacrifice at Jazz Fest

The members of the Cabrini Dad's Club, Tu-Tu Man, and Mick Jaggar (sic) present the 20th Jazz Fest Triathlon watermelon sacrifice to former New Orleans Saints legend and ALS advocate Steve Gleason at the Fais Do Do Stage at Jazz Fest on Locals Thursday.

by Matthew Hinton | April 26, 2019

The members of the Cabrini Dad’s Club, Tu-Tu Man, and Mick Jaggar (sic) present the 20th Jazz Fest Triathlon watermelon sacrifice to former New Orleans Saints legend and ALS advocate Steve Gleason at the Fais Do Do Stage at Jazz Fest on Locals Thursday in New Orleans, La. Thursday, April 25, 2019. The annual triathlon begins in Bayou St. John with a bicycle race followed by the watermelon sacrifice, then a run, and swim again in Bayou St. John. Photo by Matthew Hinton

 

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Matthew Hinton is a New Orleans area freelance photographer whose work has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Best of Photojournalism Awards in 2014 and 2016, and by numerous awards from the Press Club of New Orleans, including the Hal Ledet President's Print Photography Award, the highest honor the Press Club can bestow upon a photographer.
Matthew Hinton has previously been a staff photographer at both of the daily newspapers in New Orleans. His work has appeared nationally and internationally through freelance work with the Associated Press and AFP, Agence France-Presse.

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