Most dads like to brag about how cool they were back in the day. Well, these dads have proof! These men make you wish someone told you “You’re just like your father”.

Was your dad a real bad-ass? Share pictures here!

#1

My Dad Being Infinitely Cooler Than I'll Ever Be (1980)

My Dad Being Infinitely Cooler Than I'll Ever Be (1980)

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John L 2 years ago

Whatever you do, don't let go of that saddle horn. ;D

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Came Across This Photo Of My Dad In The 70's With His Mustang And I Had To Share It

Came Across This Photo Of My Dad In The 70's With His Mustang And I Had To Share It

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John L 2 years ago

I'll bet you this is one dad, who really, really wishes he still had that Mustang. And not just for old time's sake. ;D

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My Dad At 15 Years Old Working Up In Northern Bc Catching Fish As Big As Him. That Summer He Built A House By Himself That My Uncle Lives In Today :)

My Dad At 15 Years Old Working Up In Northern Bc Catching Fish As Big As Him. That Summer He Built A House By Himself That My Uncle Lives In Today :)

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#4

My Dad In 2014 On The Age Of 65 On His Trip To Mont Blanc.

My Dad In 2014 On The Age Of 65 On His Trip To Mont Blanc.

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Adriana E. Henricy 2 years ago

this reminds me of my mom lol, she's 63 and goes hiking in ice and all that, she takes one beer can.

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Dad In 1969. I'd Love To Know How This Happened

Dad In 1969. I'd Love To Know How This Happened

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John L 2 years ago

Looks like a new fraternity member's acceptance, following a harrowing initiation process. ;D

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My Dad When He Was A Surfer Dude Sleeping On The Beach For 3 Weeks With Only A Sleeping Bag, Somewhere In The Southern Europe, 1989

My Dad When He Was A Surfer Dude Sleeping On The Beach For 3 Weeks With Only A Sleeping Bag, Somewhere In The Southern Europe, 1989

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Agnes Jekyll 2 years ago

Holy! That's a gorgeous man.

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My Dad Passed Away Shortly After I Was Born, So I Only Know Him Through Photographs. All Of Which Show Him As A Pretty Cool Guy

My Dad Passed Away Shortly After I Was Born, So I Only Know Him Through Photographs. All Of Which Show Him As A Pretty Cool Guy

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CatShatBrix 2 years ago

That's so sad! At least you have the memory of a badass dad!

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#8

My Cool Soviet Dad In Early 80s

My Cool Soviet Dad In Early 80s

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Scott Johnson 2 years ago

If it weren't for the apartment buildings in the background, I'd think he was working at his dacha. He'd be ready for a sauna later.

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Dad At The Great Sand Dunes National Park In Colorado Late70s/Early80s

Dad At The Great Sand Dunes National Park In Colorado Late70s/Early80s

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Cip IESAN 2 years ago

He seems to tell us "We're Not in Kansas Anymore!"...

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#10

My Dad Being Awesome In The 70s

My Dad Being Awesome In The 70s

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Scott Johnson 2 years ago

Easy Rider.

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#11

My Dad, A Parachutist In The Brazilian Army In Rio De Janeiro

My Dad, A Parachutist In The Brazilian Army In Rio De Janeiro

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Sam Spade 2 years ago

In the US military, that's a great way to wind up in the middle of a 'Summary Court' , for doing something that bone headed. The very least he could expect would be an Article 15 if his CO felt sorry for him.

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My Dad In 1966 Vietnam As A Lieutenant In The Army. One Of The Few Black Officers. He Passed Away On July 31, 2017. He's My Hero.

My Dad In 1966 Vietnam As A Lieutenant In The Army. One Of The Few Black Officers. He Passed Away On July 31, 2017. He's My Hero.

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Ambrocious 2 years ago

I'm sorry for your loss. I bet he was an incredible guy.

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#13

Dad And His Buddies, Port Alfred, South Africa

Dad And His Buddies, Port Alfred, South Africa

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CatShatBrix 2 years ago

What happened to the middle guy?

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#14

How Cool Was My Dad? The Beginning Of Paul's European Grand Tour On His BMW, 1960. His Note On Back Of Photo: "Children In The Little Fishing Town Of Puerto De La Cruz - Tenerife (Island) Turning Out For The Arrival Of The Motorcycle"

How Cool Was My Dad? The Beginning Of Paul's European Grand Tour On His BMW, 1960. His Note On Back Of Photo: "Children In The Little Fishing Town Of Puerto De La Cruz - Tenerife (Island) Turning Out For The Arrival Of The Motorcycle"

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Rebekah 2 years ago

This is awesome.

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#15

My Dad - 1992

My Dad - 1992

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Nancy E 2 years ago

How much hair does he have today ?

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#16

The Old Man At The Sea, Mid 1960's - That's How He Rolled!

The Old Man At The Sea, Mid 1960's - That's How He Rolled!

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Nancy E 2 years ago

He came prepared , I see ~~~~

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#17

My Dad's Still Pretty Cool To This Day!! His Taste For Nice Cars Hasn't Wavered A Bit!

My Dad's Still Pretty Cool To This Day!! His Taste For Nice Cars Hasn't Wavered A Bit!

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Blue Hippo 2 years ago

Yes!

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#18

My Dad Was A Photographer For Nudie Magazines.

My Dad Was A Photographer For Nudie Magazines.

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Neeraj Jha 2 years ago

Now, that's some job..

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#19

Same Dad, Different Kind Of Cool, Different Crowd: Portrait Artist Paul In A Portrait Session. I Always Looked Forward To Camping Trips With Dad Who Was Often Invited To Participate In And Judge Art Fairs In The Midwest. Groups Of Silent, Admiring Onlookers Were Common

Same Dad, Different Kind Of Cool, Different Crowd: Portrait Artist Paul In A Portrait Session. I Always Looked Forward To Camping Trips With Dad Who Was Often Invited To Participate In And Judge Art Fairs In The Midwest. Groups Of Silent, Admiring Onlookers Were Common

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Enomfon Asuquo 2 years ago

you have a very inspiring dad

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#20

My Dad With His Nephews & His Herding Dogs

My Dad With His Nephews & His Herding Dogs

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Cip IESAN 2 years ago

Here, here, we'll build a new town. Let's call it Los Angeles: OK, folks?

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#21

My Dad Taking A Selfie Circa 1970

My Dad Taking A Selfie Circa 1970

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Cip IESAN 2 years ago

... and waiting to finish the 36 mm film, to take it to the lab, to check the negatives, to chose the type of paper etc... From this point of view. technology is OK!

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#22

Dad In '80s, Italy

Dad In '80s, Italy

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Enomfon Asuquo 2 years ago

Super cool

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#23

My Dad.

My Dad.

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

Very cool! Your Dad reminds me so much of my late Uncle John, my favorite Uncle. What is your Dad's profession, if you don't mind sharing?

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#24

Dad In His Early 20s Circa 1983 Nicaragua

Dad In His Early 20s Circa 1983 Nicaragua

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Rachel Frey 2 years ago

¡Viva Sandino! ¡Viva La Revolucion!

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#25

Late 80's... In My Dad's Arms

Late 80's... In My Dad's Arms

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A.S. Galston 2 years ago

Aw! Cute.

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#26

Dad (and Mom, Pointing) At Frenchy's, 1952

Dad (and Mom, Pointing) At Frenchy's, 1952

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2 years ago

I still have those sandals somewhere.

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Harkening Back To A Very Different Era. 1951 Fishing Expidition On Lake Michigan.

Harkening Back To A Very Different Era. 1951 Fishing Expidition On Lake Michigan.

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Mimi M 1 month ago

Nice, I have a pic of my dad like this, on a fishing boat, pipe in mouth, sailor's cap.

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My Dad (with Sunglasses Hanging From Shirt), Welding Stuff And Hanging With The Crew At The Sawdust Festival, Laguna Beach, Ca.

My Dad (with Sunglasses Hanging From Shirt), Welding Stuff And Hanging With The Crew At The Sawdust Festival, Laguna Beach, Ca.

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Bobbie Bee 2 years ago

What I really love is the thumb.

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#29

Dad Now... (see #5 For Early Years).

Dad Now... (see #5 For Early Years).

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Agnes Jekyll 2 years ago

That's a man that can do things.

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#30

Meanwhile In The Peace Corps

Meanwhile In The Peace Corps

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Verner Carlberg 2 years ago

LOL! Awesome!

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#31

Let's Just Say, I Never Had A Shortage Of Cool Stuff To Play With Growing Up...

Let's Just Say, I Never Had A Shortage Of Cool Stuff To Play With Growing Up...

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Blue Hippo 2 years ago

Omg I want that truck...and I mean the big one.

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Doug Earl Around 1957/58

Doug Earl Around 1957/58

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My Dad Grew Up In Venice Beach, Where He & My Mom Still Live Today.. The Last Hippies In Venice!

My Dad Grew Up In Venice Beach, Where He & My Mom Still Live Today.. The Last Hippies In Venice!

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Mimi M 1 month ago

Sooo cool...

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1948 Panhead, Jockey-shift And Suicide Clutch, 21" Chromed -vl Springer - 1968

1948 Panhead, Jockey-shift And Suicide Clutch, 21" Chromed -vl Springer - 1968

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2 years ago

Didn't wear one - my Leather Jacket had some plastic thing in it, but to me it just felt weird - As for the Hardtail, yes, you felt the bumps! Made you appreciate the roads (and look where you were going) - It was very low-geared - Maybe 70-or 80 tops - Miss my ol' Scoot... :'(

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My Dad On A Camel, In Africa 1960s, Dad In Our Above The Ground Pool (n Polyester Checkered Zipper Swim Trunks) In The Early 80s

My Dad On A Camel, In Africa 1960s, Dad In Our Above The Ground Pool (n Polyester Checkered Zipper Swim Trunks) In The Early 80s

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Brandon Reed 2 years ago

Love these pics

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This Tree Got Cool Points Simply For Being In A Picture With My Dad In The Early 80s.

This Tree Got Cool Points Simply For Being In A Picture With My Dad In The Early 80s.

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earringnut 2 years ago

this is the best caption so far

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Can Your Pops Pull Off A Crop Top? I Think Not... Dad Smashing It Out Of The Park, Circa 1981.

Can Your Pops Pull Off A Crop Top? I Think Not... Dad Smashing It Out Of The Park, Circa 1981.

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Martin 2 years ago

It was the 80's... men weren't ashamed of their bodies, actual athletic shorts and crops were the uniform of the weekend warrior

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My Dad, Middle, Leader Of The Gang.

My Dad, Middle, Leader Of The Gang.

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Chastity Wong 2 years ago

Your father sort of reminds of Norm McDonald for some reason! But cool pic!

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My Dad In 1968, Look At That Mustache

My Dad In 1968, Look At That Mustache

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Rissa Neermind 2 years ago

He looks like Charles Bronson!

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This Is My Wonderful Dad Playing With Our Dog Samba. He Absolutely Loved This Dog. He Was A Really Cool Dad In The Fact He Was Always There For Us And Loved Us So Much. He Always Let Us Have Dogs Too And Taught Us The Importance Loving And Caring For Animals In General. Sadly He Died A Few Months After This Photo Was Taken And Samba Passed Away Too 3 Years Later. I Miss Them So Much But I'd Like To Think They're Together In Heaven And Playing Together Again.

This Is My Wonderful Dad Playing With Our Dog Samba. He Absolutely Loved This Dog. He Was A Really Cool Dad In The Fact He Was Always There For Us And Loved Us So Much. He Always Let Us Have Dogs Too And Taught Us The Importance Loving And Caring For Animals In General. Sadly He Died A Few Months After This Photo Was Taken And Samba Passed Away Too 3 Years Later. I Miss Them So Much But I'd Like To Think They're Together In Heaven And Playing Together Again.

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rai mei 2 years ago

*dabs away tears*

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#41

My Dad, With His Serious Job When It Comes To Welding.

My Dad, With His Serious Job When It Comes To Welding.

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Ted Wass 2 years ago

That is a milling machine not a welder

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My Dad (centre) In Switzerland For An Ibm Technical Conference In The 60s.

My Dad (centre) In Switzerland For An Ibm Technical Conference In The 60s.

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rai mei 2 years ago

so coool

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Dad On The Drums 1967

Dad On The Drums 1967

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#44

My Dad Learning How To Dad With The Little Me.

My Dad Learning How To Dad With The Little Me.

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Dani Donovan 2 years ago

Adorable!

#45

My Dad Never Stopped Being Cool ;)

My Dad Never Stopped Being Cool ;)

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Phil The Computer 2 years ago

Oi! G'day mate, my names Gerald mcDundee and I'm the Australian guy from every documentary

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#46

Embarrassingly Cool

Embarrassingly Cool

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Wanda Queen 2 years ago

Oh lawwwd those shorts LOL

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My Dad "feeling Good" While Serving In The U.s. Army In South Korea.

My Dad "feeling Good" While Serving In The U.s. Army In South Korea.

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TC 2 years ago

Feeling high you mean

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My Dad, Circa 1967 Or So. He Was A Pharmacist And Wonderful Artist Who Had His Own Comic Strip In The Local Newspaper Called Trooper Storm.

My Dad, Circa 1967 Or So. He Was A Pharmacist And Wonderful Artist Who Had His Own Comic Strip In The Local Newspaper Called Trooper Storm.

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#49

My Dad About 18 Years Old, Keeping The Bar Warm For His Buddies Circa 1960 Bronx Nyc

My Dad About 18 Years Old, Keeping The Bar Warm For His Buddies Circa 1960 Bronx Nyc

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#50

My Dad And His Badass Aviators Don’t Take No Shit On The Bumper Cars. Circa 1985

My Dad And His Badass Aviators Don’t Take No Shit On The Bumper Cars. Circa 1985

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#51

A Real Cowboy! My Dad Bought His First Ranch At 18, But Here He's Goofing Around For The Camera. Circa 1949

A Real Cowboy! My Dad Bought His First Ranch At 18, But Here He's Goofing Around For The Camera. Circa 1949

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1978 Yellow Stone

1978 Yellow Stone

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My Dad. Pulled Off Plaid And Denim. Might Have Been A Celeb In The 60's.

My Dad. Pulled Off Plaid And Denim. Might Have Been A Celeb In The 60's.

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#54

My Dad. Family Man And Sex Symbol.

My Dad. Family Man And Sex Symbol.

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Wanda Queen 2 years ago

Your Dad was Burt Reynolds?? ;)

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Fashion Sense Aside, My 6'6" Dad Always Knows How To Strike A Boss Pose. European Vacation Circa 1970.

Fashion Sense Aside, My 6'6" Dad Always Knows How To Strike A Boss Pose. European Vacation Circa 1970.

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#56

Dad Being Cool With Turkeys.

Dad Being Cool With Turkeys.

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Ambrocious 2 years ago

Not sure what's happening here...but I love it.

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#57

Daddio Sings The Blues

Daddio Sings The Blues

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#58

My Dad At The Dunes In 1982

My Dad At The Dunes In 1982

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My Dad Goofing Around On The Tarmac In Front Of The C130 He Crewed In The Uscg In The 70s.

My Dad Goofing Around On The Tarmac In Front Of The C130 He Crewed In The Uscg In The 70s.

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My Dad Refused To Take Off His Shades During Wedding Ceremony (1978)

My Dad Refused To Take Off His Shades During Wedding Ceremony (1978)

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My Dad, On His Wedding Day, Leaving The Car Like An European Movie Star :)

My Dad, On His Wedding Day, Leaving The Car Like An European Movie Star :)

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The Old Salt. Sailing The Elizbethan Islands Off Massachusetts Circa 1977

The Old Salt. Sailing The Elizbethan Islands Off Massachusetts Circa 1977

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Dani Donovan 2 years ago

Cool photo!

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#63

My Dad Manhandling My Mum, Early 70's

My Dad Manhandling My Mum, Early 70's

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#64

My Grand Dad Lifting Weights On His Roof Top At The Age Of 23.

My Grand Dad Lifting Weights On His Roof Top At The Age Of 23.

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#65

My Dad, Now 91 Years Old At The Age Of 30 , Working In Sumatra Indonesia

My Dad, Now 91 Years Old At The Age Of 30 , Working In Sumatra Indonesia

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#66

My Dads Senior Picture! Lookin Too Cool For School Back In The 60's! Rip Pops

My Dads Senior Picture! Lookin Too Cool For School Back In The 60's! Rip Pops

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#67

Dad - 17 Years Old. Just. Being Sexy With A ,,lion" :)

Dad - 17 Years Old. Just. Being Sexy With A ,,lion" :)

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