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Making It Rain

Making It Rain - Dad

“My husband and I were on vacation in Florida with our boys. I thought a photo of them at the picnic table was a cute idea. Important detail: my youngest son was being potty trained at the time. I had him in an over-large t-shirt with his training undies off after a day on the beach. When my youngest decided to pull up his t-shirt, I went ahead and took the shot anyway with his dad happily unaware of what was happening behind him.”

(submitted by Gina)

 

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World Traveler Finds Unique Way To Let Mom Know He’s Fine

World Traveler Finds Unique Way To Let Mom Know He’s Fine - Awkward Galleries

Jonathan Quiñonez, 27, was getting burnt out in his career as a consultant in Belgium, so he decided to put his job on hold and see the world. Being young, single, and childless, this was the perfect time for the trip. But he still had a problem: how would he keep his mother updated on his experiences and, more importantly, his safety?

The solution came to him on the first leg of his journey: Cuba, where Internet and cell phone service can be spotty. Jonathan made a big sign that said, “Mom, I’m Fine,” stuck a cigar in his mouth, took a picture, and sent it to Mom. She was so thrilled that Jonathan decided to take photo at every stop and post it to Instagram, where his mother could check on it from her home in Mexico.

As he visited parts of Central and South America, his account got more and more followers and eventually went viral.

The trip was also an inspiration for Jonathan. Seeing new parts of the world motivated him to refocus his career on environmentalism and philanthropy. He now works with the Belgian Development Agency in Morocco, where he helps support agricultural development.

He’s also still documenting his world travels, and still letting his mom know he’s fine, at his Instagram account, Mom, I’m Fine. Check out more of Jonathan’s sightseeing below:

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The Burlap-Tinfoil Mystery

The Burlap-Tinfoil Mystery - Friends

“I walked into my basement to find my brother and his friend doing…well, I have no idea.”

(via source)

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Big Dad, Little Baby

Big Dad, Little Baby - Babies

“My dad is a big man, and I was a little baby. The details in the couch including a juice box sliding between cushions, and a crack in the wall covered with tape, both highlights our living situation back then. Our house may not have been rich, but the love was. And I promise I didn’t just get done breastfeeding with him!”

(submitted by Nianna)

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Glampa

Glampa - Grandpa

“My 76-year-old grandpa dressed up as Elton John for Halloween. Grandma said it was her first time putting rouge and an earring on her husband.”

(via source)

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Scienced Out

Scienced Out - Kids

“We went to the science fair today. Before and after.”

(via source)

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Gone Fishing, Recreated

Gone Fishing, Recreated - Photos

“My best friend and I recreated this fishing photo of our two brothers eight years later.”

(via source)

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