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Family Portrait

Code Pink

“In 1990, I was in the Marine Corps and our family only had a few days together. We wanted to “remember” this date. Mission accomplished! We should have been arrested for child abuse. As we walked across the parking lot towards the portrait studio, people laughed, right out loud! Now THERE was a clue!”

(submitted by Steve)

Phoning It In

“This is a photo of my whole family. My uncle was away on a hunting trip, so my aunt gave the photographer a picture of him so he could just ‘blend him in’ to the background. Clearly this man was a professional!”

(submitted by Dana)

Ten Pack

“This is a photo of my great-grandma and all of her great-grand children. Sears must have been having a special or something because I (front row, pink dress) remember waiting in line for a very long time before it came for our turn to have our picture taken. This explains all the children’s bored/upset faces. It was miserable at the time, but now it’s a funny and iconic family photo.”

(submitted by Bettina)

Superstars

“My mom sewed these fabulous outfits and our family and our friends all went to the zoo donning these star studded ensembles!”

(submitted by IG @Stacyrobinsonart

Clutching Pearls

“The moment my mom realized I was going to be a handful.”

(submitted by IG @sheridanelli

Pull My Finger

“What should have been such a simple thing. ‘Let’s take a picture,’ turned into this. Apparently, taking a picture with Mom and Dad was just too much to ask. Thankfully, we moved on from this awkward moment.”

(submitted by Dawn)

Here’s Looking At You

“Just me, keeping an eye on my older sister.”

(via source)

Candid Camera

“This was taken during a  church picture photoshoot. We were told we were taking a break.”

(submitted by Kim)

The Mousse Is Loose

“This is our dad and us three brothers in the summer of 1989. ROCK ON big hair 80’s!!!!”

(submitted by Mick)

To Each Their Own

“It was 2002. We had taken in a young man who needed a place to live. Our own children were working hard to maintain their own individuality in a culture which prided itself on ‘sameness.’  So, we took the opportunity to have a family photo taken.”

(submitted by Christine)