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Beaches

“Mum bravely volunteered to let me practice my face painting skills on her. Let’s face it– who wouldn’t want a beach painted on their face?”

(submitted by Laura from the UK)

Wonder Woman

This was at my family Christmas party when I was about 4. I had just gotten a makeup kit from Santa and wanted to prove to the world that I had the cosmetic fortitude to wear all of it at the same time. That’s my grandfather and a longtime family friend on the left. Both of them were college professors. In my eagerness to have my facial masterpiece captured on film, I managed to pop up during a conversation that most likely consisted of literature or world travels.”

(submitted by Annie)

The Black Fly

“This was from one of my dance recitals – my dance teacher chose me to be in the older girls’ dance, where they were spiders. I was dressed like a fly and buzzed around the stage until they trapped me with a white parachute (their spider web). Possibly the most embarrassing photo of me ever…”

(submitted by Jenny)

Winning

You know you’re better than everyone else when you just are.

(submitted by Meredith)

Born To Be Wild

“My grandmother thought it would be cute for me to get my picture made while on the back of a motorcycle being driven by a bear.”

(submitted by Loren)

The Wedge

This child shows no remorse about splitting her parents up.

(submitted by Emily)

Saturday Night Special: Welcome To The Dollhouse

“This photo is from my 8th birthday. My grandmother bought me this American Doll for Christmas the year prior, along with glasses to “make me feel better” about getting some myself, and she apparently thought it was a good idea to be photographed with the doll on birthday. Wow, Grandma, the doll hovering over my head wasn’t creepy at all…not at all.”

(submitted by Keeley)

Burn Unit

“My mom is not willing to give to the world her cure for sunburns, fortunately.”

(submitted by Diego)

When Bears Don’t Attack

“This is me at our annual family vacation- it was the NC mountains. Note the bear less than 20 feet behind me. It just raises all kinds of questions. And explains a lot.”

(submitted by LC)

Balloon Animals

That’ll keep her occupied.

(submitted by Reese)