The paperboy's name is Chester Frank Kahapea, and the photo became the iconic symbol of Hawaiian statehood (August 21, 1959). Kahapea later noted that—while he was happy about statehood—that wasn't the reason he was grinning so widely. He was smiling, he later recalled, because of how many newspapers he was selling. “I couldn’t cut the bundles open fast enough,” he said. By all accounts, Kahapea was a genuinely good guy who passed away too young last week—from complications caused by Lou Gehrig's disease. More here.