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Family Portrait

Clown Funeral

“Visiting my Grandfather’s grave in 1997. I’m the one looking in the camera, hoping my Mother’s clown gene is recessive.”

(submitted by Celeste)

The Lie Down

“We attempted to get a family photo with my grandparents and all the grandkids. Charlie was not being too cooperative. There’s always one in the family!”

(submitted by Stephanie)

Helping Hands

“This is me and my back then 3, 2 and almost 1 year old.. my dear neighbor who was a studio photographer offered to take a a pic of us.. that was as good as she could do.. awkward but I LOVE the picture.. it’s sooo how I felt and how my life was.. (not that I needed a picture to remember that time in my life.. ;))”

(submitted by Grethel)

And Then There Were Six

“This family photo hung in my Pop and Gram’s house for years. To say they didn’t like my aunt’s ex-husband may have been an understatement.”

(submitted by Staci)

Ghost Town

“My husband, granny and sister-in-law at a Sears glamour portrait from the 80s.”

(submitted by Penny)

Dipshot

“Here’s a lovely picture of vegetables and dip. Oh, yeah, and then my family in the background.”

(submitted by Mandy)

Cheaper By The Dozen

“This is a family photo circa 1997, of my grandmother and her grandchildren, (including me, the girl on the right in the pink dress and awful knockoff of the ‘Rachel’ haircut.)  Clearly, all of us in the photo are a hot mess, considering not ONE person is looking at the camera, and most of the small children look as if they were subjected to the clown from the movie It, right before the picture was taken.”

(submitted by Alyson)

Who’s That Girl?

“Our family church photo in 1986. I don’t know why everyone is looking at me. I swear I’m posing exactly the way the photographer asked.”

(submitted by IG @olive.linguini)

Top Dog

“This photo is of my father-in-law, his sister, and their dog when they were kids. The dog was very loved by their mother and she thought it needed to be included in the background of her children. She loved the dog so much that he is even covering up part of her son.”

(submitted by Zach) 

Directory Assistance

“I was not happy that I had to wear a dress. My little sister was busy picking her nose, and little brother was just plain not a happy camper.”

(submitted by Leigh)