Kids don't censor their emotions. Smiles--for that matter--seem to start at he tips of their toes and surge up and out through their faces. With no multimillion dollar contract to worry about. Diamond Bar Little Leaguer Joshua Coleman, 6, revels in the simple joy of the game.Gabriela Graper, also 6, begins to lose patience while having her portrait done on Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade. And Tanya Kwan, 12, flashes a smile after competing in the Topanga Banjo and Fiddle Contest in Agoura.
YES, SWEETUMS . . . COME TO MOMMY
The sensation of a hand stroking fur seems to cement the bond between humans and animals. Elizabeth Oreck, who manages a new SPCA adoption center in Studio City, cuddles with 2-month-old dog Floppy. Vanessa Rizzo on the other hand, appears to be the one about to be petted by the towering skeleton of a prehistoric cave bear, exhibited before an auction at Butterfield & Butterfield in Hollywood.