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Uncles, Aunts, & Cousins

The Stand-In

“This is my Dad’s family in 1991 and the photo was hanging in my grandma’s house for years with the caption written underneath. Oh the things you did before Photoshop.”

(submitted by IG @the_eugene_or)

Born To Be Glam

“My Mom took my cousin and I (I am on the right) for Glamour Shots while we were in High School.”

(submitted by Mary)

Morning People

“A festive photo of 8-month old me, my mom, and my Aunt in a Kurdish photo studio in Turkey, 1997.”

(submitted by IG @rojda.durdu

O’ Luck

“My grandparents’ Christmas card from 1951 and my favorite annual reminder that font choice matters.”

(submitted by IG @bogartlc

Cousin Chaos

“This is me and all of my cousins getting a family portrait done at a Sears somewhere in Boston, MA. I’m the one crying. Don’t know why. But my dad says we gave up on the photo after about 45 minutes.”

(submitted by Megan)


“My brother and his ex wife separated. Afterwards, we didn’t have a family photo without her that included my son. This was my Opa’s solution: cutting out a photo of my son and pasting it into the family photo that was taken the year before the ex came around.”

(submitted by IG @alyssafastxo)


“My sisters and I were professionally photographed with identical dolls in matching prairie dresses.”

(submitted by IG @carinalindberg_23)


“My nephew loves playing football, but things got a bit out of hand.”

(submitted by Martin) 

Don’t Sweat It

“Christmas in Frankfurt, Germany, 1998. My grandma knitted sweaters for my granddad, cousin, brother and me.”

(submitted by IG @jonas_kesner

Upside Down

“The first grandchild in my family.”

(submitted by Uncle E)