This image was taken on Christmas Day 2012 in Manitou Springs at the dinner sponsored by the Salvation Army. Many volunteers like this young man help serve hundreds of meals to the needy.
I made basic adjustments and reduced noise in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I used the Spot Healing Brush to remove spots. I used Content Aware Fill to remove his mother’s name tag. I brightened his eyes and his face with the dodge tool. I then added curves and black & white adjustment layers.