Looking at old photo albums makes me think that kids were way cooler back in the day. We built majestic snow castles in our backyards, climbed trees, wore fashionable sunglasses and had crazy haircuts. I think it's safe to say that most of us were about a hundred times cooler than we are now.

Share your cool childhood pictures and bring those old days back. The best pictures will later be featured in a separate post that will be shared on our Facebook pages, so give yourself the chance to become Internet-famous.

#1

Me Back In 1991. Just Your Typical Aussie Kid Drinking Xxxxlight Beer(I Wasn't Aloud Heavies Back Then) And Holding A Baby Crocodile

Me Back In 1991. Just Your Typical Aussie Kid Drinking Xxxxlight Beer(I Wasn't Aloud Heavies Back Then) And Holding A Baby Crocodile

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Lara B. 1 year ago

That's as Australian as it gets :D

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Found This Picture Of Me And My Pet Raccoon Fishing Together. He'd Wait For Me To Catch And Reel In A Fish So He Could Grab It And Eat It. Late 1980s

Found This Picture Of Me And My Pet Raccoon Fishing Together. He'd Wait For Me To Catch And Reel In A Fish So He Could Grab It And Eat It. Late 1980s

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KK 1 year ago

Your what!? Where do I get a pet racoon?

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#3

Tonight My Parents Showed Me A Picture Of Me, Age 3, 1985

Tonight My Parents Showed Me A Picture Of Me, Age 3, 1985

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Lara B. 1 year ago

He knows 8-)

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#4

Me And My Pink Bike, 1986

Me And My Pink Bike, 1986

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Elise Mon 1 year ago

cool

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#5

‘83 Me & Dad, A Male Nurse. I Grew Up To Be A Doctor. We Don’t Conform To Gender Stereotypes!

‘83 Me & Dad, A Male Nurse. I Grew Up To Be A Doctor. We Don’t Conform To Gender Stereotypes!

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Michelle Durrett 1 year ago

I love this story. Thank you for what you give to the world.

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#6

My Father Took A Picture Of Me After My First Girlfriend Punched Me In The Eye, 1991

My Father Took A Picture Of Me After My First Girlfriend Punched Me In The Eye, 1991

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Lara B. 1 year ago

Oh dear...Can i just give this kid a hug?

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#7

However, I Was That Child For Which My Parents Were Afraid More

However, I Was That Child For Which My Parents Were Afraid More

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Holly Hobby 1 year ago

wow!

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#8

Lookin' Stylish For The Ladies! 1960, Michigan.

Lookin' Stylish For The Ladies! 1960, Michigan.

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Victor Calamity 1 year ago

Ned "The Head" Reyerson, Age 10

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#9

I Think This Pic Of Me Really Sums Up What It Was Like To Be A Kid In The Early 90s

I Think This Pic Of Me Really Sums Up What It Was Like To Be A Kid In The Early 90s

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KK 1 year ago

Mullett, sunglasses and TMNT shirt. MAXIMUM 90s!!!

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#10

Its Hard To Be A Princess... Me Age Of 4

Its Hard To Be A Princess... Me Age Of 4

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TC 1 year ago

Tough life...

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#11

Reptile Show Came To My School And I Was The Only One To Volunteer To Hold This Snake 🐍

Reptile Show Came To My School And I Was The Only One To Volunteer To Hold This Snake 🐍

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1 year ago

Haha I've always loved animals.

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#12

Every Summer I Lived On A Boat And Toured The Great Lakes. This Is 1969.

Every Summer I Lived On A Boat And Toured The Great Lakes. This Is 1969.

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James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

I hope you have many fond memories and pictures.

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#13

Watch Out For The Girl With The Gun - I'm A Cowgirl In The Making !

Watch Out For The Girl With The Gun - I'm A Cowgirl In The Making !

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Victor Calamity 1 year ago

A rare early photo of Calamity Jane

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#14

I Would Put A Pillow On My Stomach And Pretend To Be Santa Claus :)

I Would Put A Pillow On My Stomach And Pretend To Be Santa Claus :)

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Cat Lady 1 year ago

So freaking cute!

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#15

Coolest Girl (Yes Girl...) At The Carnival. My Aunt Made That Costume.

Coolest Girl (Yes Girl...) At The Carnival. My Aunt Made That Costume.

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Magpie 1 year ago

Good for you and Aunty !

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#16

1984 When I First Learned To Wink

1984 When I First Learned To Wink

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Rebekah 1 year ago

Oh, that chair!

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#17

In 1997 I Was Much Cooler Than Now

In 1997 I Was Much Cooler Than Now

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Bored Fox 1 year ago

There is a similar picture of me somewhere. I ride a tricycle or a bike with training wheels and I have a lollipop in my mouth so it looks like I am smoking a cigarette. My brother always shows it to other people and tell it is a picture of his 'juvenile criminal sister'. :D

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#18

Merry Christmas From 1985

Merry Christmas From 1985

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Banana Chan 1 year ago

Used to play this all the time

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#19

Not Today.

Not Today.

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Victor Calamity 1 year ago

Pick any Stephen King novel, and I guarantee this kid is in it somewhere

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#20

Snakes? Bring It On. Me And My Cousin Being Threatened By Snakes. Clearly We Don't Care.

Snakes? Bring It On. Me And My Cousin Being Threatened By Snakes. Clearly We Don't Care.

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James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

Can we have it? We want to scare our brother

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#21

Me And My Little Brother Posing For Our First Albumcover. :)

Me And My Little Brother Posing For Our First Albumcover. :)

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Kristína Veličová 1 year ago

The Backyard Boys :D

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#22

#coolleader Of Cousins At All Family Gatherings

#coolleader Of Cousins At All Family Gatherings

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James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

Relaxed and confident

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#23

Me And General Mark W. Clark, Famed For His Role In Helping The Allies Overcome The German Wehrmacht In Ww2...i Was 3 And The Painting Was A Hand-Enhanced B&w Photograph Taken At The Presidio In Sfo (1949)

Me And General Mark W. Clark, Famed For His Role In Helping The Allies Overcome The German Wehrmacht In Ww2...i Was 3 And The Painting Was A Hand-Enhanced B&w Photograph Taken At The Presidio In Sfo (1949)

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Magpie 1 year ago

Wow ! very nice

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#24

Age 5 & Killing It! Skiing Has, Is, & Will Always Be My True Passion In Life. It’s My Zen. ❄️

Age 5 & Killing It! Skiing Has, Is, & Will Always Be My True Passion In Life. It’s My Zen. ❄️

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Magpie 1 year ago

Love the look of concentration on yr face.

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#25

My Ride In 1997

My Ride In 1997

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Victor Calamity 1 year ago

“Get in loser, we’re going shopping!”

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#26

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice

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Zenozenobee 1 year ago

Who will dare to say it 3 times ;p ?

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#27

Little Equestrian

Little Equestrian

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James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

Love horses. I was fortunate to be born on a farm and we had several and ponies too. I have three myself currently. The young one looks ready to go!

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#28

My 1998 Or 1999 Pic. I Was Like "Oh My!! He's Holding My Hand!!!" (Blush)

My 1998 Or 1999 Pic. I Was Like "Oh My!! He's Holding My Hand!!!" (Blush)

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Leeta Clark 1 year ago

Oh yeah. And he don’t need no pants girl!

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#29

No Need To Wash, I Am Perfect To Take A Photo.

No Need To Wash, I Am Perfect To Take A Photo.

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Hawk 1 year ago

What’s on your forehead?

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#30

1975 I Think, Children’s Day, A National Holiday In Turkey. Dancing To Boneym.

1975 I Think, Children’s Day, A National Holiday In Turkey. Dancing To Boneym.

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Heather Moritz 1 year ago

Brown girl in the ring, tra la lalala..

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#31

Who Vacations In Iowa?

Who Vacations In Iowa?

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Linda Hobart 1 year ago

You and the piggies!

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#32

Summer Of 93 And 3 Year Old Me Guarding My Parents 80s Tent With A Water Gun. Do You Dare Enter?

Summer Of 93 And 3 Year Old Me Guarding My Parents 80s Tent With A Water Gun. Do You Dare Enter?

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1 year ago

There is a big chance a small grey not even 1kg rabbit hides in the tent, which means a 60 kg newfoundland dog hides behind my mom in fear of the small grey furball that might hide in there.

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#33

Cousins

Cousins

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Cora Woodcook 1 year ago

that looks like a photo of my cousin and I. We were born in 23 days apart <3 i love my family of different races!!!

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#34

Summer Vacation Touring The Usa In The 70's

Summer Vacation Touring The Usa In The 70's

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James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

Great memories for the family

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#35

Attacked By Our Cat And My Parents Take Pictures. Love Cats And Have A Nice Scar.

Attacked By Our Cat And My Parents Take Pictures. Love Cats And Have A Nice Scar.

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Zori the degu 1 year ago

Arrrr! Pirate scar!

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#36

2002 - The Year I Met Harry Potter :) We Bought The Shirt And Skirt, But The Rest Of The Costume Was Made By My Mom :)

2002 - The Year I Met Harry Potter :) We Bought The Shirt And Skirt, But The Rest Of The Costume Was Made By My Mom :)

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Jacquelyn Stephenson 1 year ago

Loved Harry Potter growing up!

#37

Me And My Dad In The Early 80s Sportin The Same Fresh To Death Do

Me And My Dad In The Early 80s Sportin The Same Fresh To Death Do

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Wendy Lorimer 1 year ago

Cute!

#38

I'm Exactly The Same Person Today... Just With More Dogs.

I'm Exactly The Same Person Today... Just With More Dogs.

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James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

Hopefully not all collies. Bless the hairy buggers though

#39

✌️peace

✌️peace

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Magpie 1 year ago

I'm Australian and that is the peace sign. The hand the other way is *very* offensive.

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#40

My Brother Who Feel Like Surfing With A Rock Hahahahaha.

My Brother Who Feel Like Surfing With A Rock Hahahahaha.

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Hannah Ashby 1 year ago

How did he get there without getting wet?

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1966, Minot Afb, North Dakota, In Nthe Dead Of Winter At The Barracks. We Were Charged With The Us Nuclear Icbm Deterance. This Picture Was Not Taken 'On Alert', Lol....

1966, Minot Afb, North Dakota, In Nthe Dead Of Winter At The Barracks. We Were Charged With The Us Nuclear Icbm Deterance. This Picture Was Not Taken 'On Alert', Lol....

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Magpie 1 year ago

Wow, scary job + + + +. grats on still having a sense of humour

#42

One Cool Chick (1987)

One Cool Chick (1987)

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#43

I Was A Stupid Kid 🤦🏻‍♀️😂

I Was A Stupid Kid 🤦🏻‍♀️😂

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James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

No. You were motivated

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#44

😊 Young Man 😆

😊 Young Man 😆

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Linda Hobart 1 year ago

Quite the gentleman!

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#45

Age 4, Looking Like A Model. Now, I Am Too Camera Shy To Even Take A Selfie!

Age 4, Looking Like A Model. Now, I Am Too Camera Shy To Even Take A Selfie!

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Ntosh 1 year ago

hahahaha, you just reminded me of myself. Growing up I demanded taking pictures whenever I saw someone taking pictures, and we didn't own a camera we had to hire a photographer until my father bought a camera. He would take a picture of me every weekend, I was a daddy'd girl I had countless pictures. Now I am too shy to take a picture, it feels like torture when someone asks me to take a pic. The awkward pose and smile I have to put on

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#46

Me On My Tuff Burner In The Early 80s. We Made The Fire Bigger And Used A Small Ramp In The End.

Me On My Tuff Burner In The Early 80s. We Made The Fire Bigger And Used A Small Ramp In The End.

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

Evel Knievel would be proud!

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#47

Me On A Cruise (Around 1987)

Me On A Cruise (Around 1987)

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Yezid Puerto 1 year ago

i think the t-shirt represents the opposite of the picture :)

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#48

My Father Turned Me Onto Gangster Films At A Young Age... From James Cagney Movies All The Way Up Through The Godfather And Goodfellas. This Was The Result.

My Father Turned Me Onto Gangster Films At A Young Age... From James Cagney Movies All The Way Up Through The Godfather And Goodfellas. This Was The Result.

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Jacquelyn Stephenson 1 year ago

Now that's an offer I can't refuse!

#49

I Look Super Cool, Don’t I?

I Look Super Cool, Don’t I?

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Jacquelyn Stephenson 1 year ago

Daddy's little girl. Love it

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#50

Cousins, Cunningham- Easter 1969

Cousins, Cunningham- Easter 1969

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Magpie 1 year ago

No doubt wearing your special clothes for special event . You're all gorgeous,

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#51

Me In '87 In Usaf I Was Stationed At Upper Heyford In England.

Me In '87 In Usaf I Was Stationed At Upper Heyford In England.

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Mr.Duck with a top hat 1 year ago

Those slippers doe

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#52

Cool Ain't Made, It's Born

Cool Ain't Made, It's Born

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#53

My Dad Dressed Me...

My Dad Dressed Me...

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Keri Burns 1 year ago

Such a cutie!

#54

Me Back In 1994. I Was 4 Years Old And So Happy To Get A Bike.

Me Back In 1994. I Was 4 Years Old And So Happy To Get A Bike.

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Gayle Bynum Cardosa 1 year ago

you're all such youngsters. So cute.

#55

On The Dock And Ready For A Swim

On The Dock And Ready For A Swim

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KK 1 year ago

Sandy feet <3

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#56

My Baby Sibs Riding A Four Wheeler... Not Actually Moving

My Baby Sibs Riding A Four Wheeler... Not Actually Moving

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James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

They are precious

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#57

Hat. Check. Boots. Check. Adventure Time!

Hat. Check. Boots. Check. Adventure Time!

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A S Koziol 1 year ago

If you look in the dictionary under "sassy", this picture appears.

#58

My Brothers Were Budding Photographers. I Was Their Test Subject

My Brothers Were Budding Photographers. I Was Their Test Subject

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Janine B. 1 year ago

You look like a mini Elton John! :)))

#59

Twins Loving Santa In 1950

Twins Loving Santa In 1950

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Connie Martin 1 year ago

Wow are you two CUTE!

#60

Grew Up To Be "That Naked Guy At The Party".

Grew Up To Be "That Naked Guy At The Party".

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#61

Me And My Sister, 1962, Caraguatatuba, Brazil (Manually Colored Photo)

Me And My Sister, 1962, Caraguatatuba, Brazil (Manually Colored Photo)

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#62

Me And My Father At H.r.giger's House With His Ex-Wife Mia And Assistant. Year 1997. I Was 13...

Me And My Father At H.r.giger's House With His Ex-Wife Mia And Assistant. Year 1997. I Was 13...

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Max Lombardi 1 year ago

that is him behind !

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#63

So Stylish! In The Age Of Two (1992)

So Stylish! In The Age Of Two (1992)

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Erika Jones 1 year ago

Reminds me of the outfits my parents dressed me in in the late '70s and early '80s - were they color blind? LOL

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#64

Love Cotton Candy... As You Can See, From The Beginning Of My Life (1967) :-D

Love Cotton Candy... As You Can See, From The Beginning Of My Life (1967) :-D

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Jacquelyn Stephenson 1 year ago

Yes! Give me candy or give me death!

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#65

Me And My Sister Taking A Break From Playing With The Waves. Pelion, Greece, 1986

Me And My Sister Taking A Break From Playing With The Waves. Pelion, Greece, 1986

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serena 1 year ago

Wow I would love to see that.

#66

Terrified

Terrified

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Erika Jones 1 year ago

Exactly why I hate those roller coaster cams - I look like this too!

#67

As A Child I Am Cute (1999)

As A Child I Am Cute (1999)

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Wendy Lorimer 1 year ago

Super cool :-)

#69

I Got A Brand New Toy Truck! Christmas 1988

I Got A Brand New Toy Truck! Christmas 1988

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ImAmazingAndUsedToBeNotOnFire 1 year ago

He looks so happy!

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#70

Back In ...hmmmm.... Let´s Say 1976, My Sister, Aunt, Mum And Me

Back In ...hmmmm.... Let´s Say 1976, My Sister, Aunt, Mum And Me

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Sami 1 year ago

I love this photo

#71

Me As Supermegainfraultra-Man Back In 1986

Me As Supermegainfraultra-Man Back In 1986

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Alice Galipo 1 year ago

That mural is awesome!

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#72

I Literally Learned To Swim Before I Could Walk!

I Literally Learned To Swim Before I Could Walk!

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Barry Nolan 1 year ago

My daughter, too!! We started her in water at about 4-5 months and she swims like a fish now, aged 10!!! Great photo!!!

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#73

Me In 1958 Standing Next To A Trophy My Dad Had Won That Weekend With His Drag Racing Car. I Was 3 Years Old.

Me In 1958 Standing Next To A Trophy My Dad Had Won That Weekend With His Drag Racing Car. I Was 3 Years Old.

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Zenozenobee 1 year ago

Love the swimsuit!

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#74

Me Riding At 10. Girls Like Riders !

Me Riding At 10. Girls Like Riders !

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#75

Dressed To Impress, Can't Resist Getting Messy.

Dressed To Impress, Can't Resist Getting Messy.

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Andrea Seiden Giroux 1 year ago

Young Velma from Scooby Doo (the outfit) ;)

#76

Trick Or Treating When I Was 5, Annoyed I Was Dressed Up As An Angel, And Not The Devil

Trick Or Treating When I Was 5, Annoyed I Was Dressed Up As An Angel, And Not The Devil

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#77

I Am A Jedi, Like My Father Before Me!

I Am A Jedi, Like My Father Before Me!

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Janine B. 1 year ago

Aaaaawwwww!!!

#78

I Always Opened My One Ponytail😉

I Always Opened My One Ponytail😉

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Lou Wow 5 months ago

That's cute!

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My Son And Daughter At About 4 And 6 In 1986 Trying Out To Be The Irish Lad And Lassie, They Didn't Win But Got To Have Their Picture In The Kc Star

My Son And Daughter At About 4 And 6 In 1986 Trying Out To Be The Irish Lad And Lassie, They Didn't Win But Got To Have Their Picture In The Kc Star

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Erika Jones 1 year ago

Are those actual jelly shoes?

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I'm Not This Cool Now 🐮🐮