Dismount Vernon

“In the 1970s, my family took a trip to Mount Vernon, Virginia, home to George Washington. The whole family was there: my grandparents and aunt, my mother and father, and my sister and me. We decided to pose for photos atop one of the fences in the garden. I remember my father set up the tripod and watched as the family disappeared from view while the fence came crashing down. The only family picture he has from that day is us scrambling to get up, but unharmed. My sister and I were hysterical with laughter, but the rest of the family was humiliated.”

(submitted by Anna)

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