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Mystery Man

“The man in the back in the Copacabana outfit is my grandpa, who I never met. He looks like a fun-loving type of guy! Nobody in my family knows where this photo was taken, or why.”

(submitted by Chelsea)

100 Percent Snakeskin

“Just a picture of my great-grandpa wearing a suit that he made entirely out of rattlesnake, complete with a tie, shoes, cane and hat!”

(via source)

Bathing Suit

“My great-grandfather at the beach. He didn’t mess around.”

(via source)

Unwanted Guest

“Here’s me getting dressed before my wedding. Only noticed the belt after the pictures had been distributed.”

(via source and Chelsey LeBlanc Phography)

Baby Bird

“Found this really normal baby photo of my dad’s. Apparently my grandparents were super comfortable letting their pet parakeet near the baby.”

(via source)

Clean Break

“Our mom’s first marriage didn’t end well, so my grandmother altered the wedding photo shortly after the dissolution. Both our grandma and mom have since passed away but this is a good example of our family’s no-nonsense approach when encountering difficulties in life. Cut it out and move on.”

(submitted by Paula)

Odd Teen Out

“A Valentine’s Day in 1956. All the girls had been paired up, so this kid had to dance with a broom.”

(via source)

Engage This

“My sister got engaged at a baseball game. Somebody wasn’t happy about it.”

(via source)

The Son-In-Law

“My Uncle in 1956, feeling a bit apprehensive about marrying into a Cuban family.”

(via source)

Grandma Kimmel

“My great-grandmother looks exactly like Jimmy Kimmel.”

(via source)