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Uncles, Aunts, & Cousins

Clown Crew

“This pic is from the late 60s, taken on Long Island. My aunt Donna and Uncle John with their grandma (my great) Mabel and a terrifying painting of a clown painted by my mom. My aunt with the cat was all about saving animals at that point but grew up to be an amazing saver of humans – she was a 9/11 first responder and is now working in a Covid unit at a hospital in Virginia.”

(submitted by IG @cmacbride)

Grandma’s Boys

“When I was a senior in high school, my crazy Grandma wanted a pic of me and my very young cousin in just our bow ties.”

(submitted by Edward)

Kiss Shy

“I wasn’t into kisses from my great aunt.”

(submitted by IG @melt_into_spring)

Heads Up

“My cousin. 1970s. No words.”

(submitted by IG @_chelsea_lunsford_)

The Crew

“My mom and her two sisters, circa 1990. Unclear why this picture was taken or why no one thought they could smile.”

(submitted by IG @lea.nderson)

Relief Appearance

“My aunt and my grandpa on a road trip in the mid 90s, grandma took the picture and wasn’t so aware of her surroundings.”

(submitted by IG @mankonotmankato

Eagle Eyes

“I nicknamed this photo “The Stare” because of my aunt’s look of “a deer caught in the headlights.” It’s obvious that she is not reacting to the photographer, as her two sons (my cousins) are both smiling pleasantly at the photographer. Regardless, you certainly wouldn’t want to challenge my aunt to a staring contest.”

(submitted by Jenny)

Triple Threat

“Apparently, in the 80s, this was the best way to sell clothing. Here’s my cousin sitting on her future husband in an ad for a clothing boutique.”

(submitted by Lea)

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)