When we look at our grandparents, it's easy to forget that the old geezers were once young and vibrant like us. In fact, they may have even been cooler. Let's celebrate the earliest of their many years by uploading photos from our grandparents' glory days.

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My Grandmother With Sultan, Her Favorite Lion From Her Troop, In Front Of Her Plane She Flew Just After WW2. 1947

My Grandmother With Sultan, Her Favorite Lion From Her Troop, In Front Of Her Plane She Flew Just After WW2. 1947

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

I think we need a little more story, please...

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My Grandmother. This Picture Was Next To Her Coffin At Her Funeral (Late 60's Or Early 70's)

My Grandmother. This Picture Was Next To Her Coffin At Her Funeral (Late 60's Or Early 70's)

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Lalita 2 years ago

This one is the best by far

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#3

Grandma Sent Me A Picture Of My Grandpa At My Age To Make Me Feel Like Shit

Grandma Sent Me A Picture Of My Grandpa At My Age To Make Me Feel Like Shit

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

I take it the gene pool is diluted?

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#4

This Photo Always Puts A Smile On My Face. Our 86-Year-Old Grandmother Back In The Day

This Photo Always Puts A Smile On My Face. Our 86-Year-Old Grandmother Back In The Day

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Nancy E 2 years ago

I can see why you smile ! Great picture !

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My Grandmother With Then-Mercury 7 Astronauts John Glenn, Gus Grissom, And Alan Shepherd (September 14th, 1959)

My Grandmother With Then-Mercury 7 Astronauts John Glenn, Gus Grissom, And Alan Shepherd (September 14th, 1959)

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

No all the “stars” were in the sky, I guess!

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#6

My Grandmother On Her Harley In 1926

My Grandmother On Her Harley In 1926

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Sarah Ngakaari Hammond 2 years ago

Love! Also her dress is amazing x

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#7

Constance, My Great Grandmother, Living It Up In Brooklyn - 1920's

Constance, My Great Grandmother, Living It Up In Brooklyn - 1920's

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

Wow. Just wow.

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#8

Ladies And Gentlemen, I Present You You My Grandmother

Ladies And Gentlemen, I Present You You My Grandmother

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

Honey, this ain’t nobody’s Granny. This is a GODDESS!

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#9

My Grandma (Top) Was A Badass In WW2 (1940's)

My Grandma (Top) Was A Badass In WW2 (1940's)

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Nancy E 2 years ago

These jobs were left to women, while the men fought . Equality went downhill, when the war ended.

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#10

You Guys Liked The Photo Of My Grandma, So Here's Another One Of Her Posing With Her Corgis (1970's)

You Guys Liked The Photo Of My Grandma, So Here's Another One Of Her Posing With Her Corgis (1970's)

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

Wow, I bet your Grandpa was/is quite a looker, too!

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#11

A Photo Of Herself That My Grandmother Sent To My Grandfather When He Was Away At War, 1943

A Photo Of Herself That My Grandmother Sent To My Grandfather When He Was Away At War, 1943

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Brian Kemboi 2 years ago

The nudes of those times haha

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#12

My Grandfather And His WW2 Hand Welded Motorcyle Navy Seabees

My Grandfather And His WW2 Hand Welded Motorcyle Navy Seabees

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Ffaelan Condragh 2 years ago

Construimus, Batuimus; "We build. We fight"; "CAN DO"; "The difficult we do now, the impossible takes a little longer"

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#13

Grandma Posing On The Car

Grandma Posing On The Car

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

I wonder if Grandma is still friends with the gal playing peekaboo behind the car?

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#14

My Grandpa As Drummer In A 4-Man Band

My Grandpa As Drummer In A 4-Man Band

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thebridget 2 years ago

Check him out, sitting on the drum all split legged. What a rebel

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#15

My Grandma Killing The Plaid Game (1942)

My Grandma Killing The Plaid Game (1942)

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Nancy E 2 years ago

One happy woman !

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#16

With Her “Soulmate” (Not My Grandfather!) In San Diego

With Her “Soulmate” (Not My Grandfather!) In San Diego

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2 years ago

High school sweethearts that married at 18, divorced 2 years later and then at 70 met up again and married again within 3 days.

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#17

My Grandmother In 1927.

My Grandmother In 1927.

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Patti Panuccio 2 years ago

My Grandmother

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#18

How Cool Is My Grandfather George

How Cool Is My Grandfather George

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alwright 2 years ago

Rad

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#19

He Enlisted Beginning Of November, 1941. Married November 17th, 1941. 3 Weeks Later, We All Know What Happened. This Was Their Only Picture Together Before The War.

He Enlisted Beginning Of November, 1941. Married November 17th, 1941. 3 Weeks Later, We All Know What Happened. This Was Their Only Picture Together Before The War.

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2 years ago

He did survive, thankfully! They had 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. They were married 73 years and they both passed in 2014. He was 94, she was 89.

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#20

My Grandpa Jack In 1945 On The Uss Essex.

My Grandpa Jack In 1945 On The Uss Essex.

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Wyndmere 2 years ago

I wonder if he knew my Grandpa Jack. He was also a Navy man at that time.

#21

My Grandfather And Grandmother George And Jennifer Stricker

My Grandfather And Grandmother George And Jennifer Stricker

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bananafanah 2 years ago

They look like stars in a movie!

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#22

Grandma Rosie'ing It Up During Wwii

Grandma Rosie'ing It Up During Wwii

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Hatem Shaltoot 2 years ago

Excellent women

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#23

My Amazing Grandparents On Their Wedding Day Over 50 Years Ago My Nannies Dress Was Beautiful ❤️

My Amazing Grandparents On Their Wedding Day Over 50 Years Ago My Nannies Dress Was Beautiful ❤️

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Rebel Angel 2 years ago

From the good days of dresses

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#24

My Grandma Rachel Looking Good

My Grandma Rachel Looking Good

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bananafanah 2 years ago

Wow.

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#25

Grandpa On Mexican Border With The National Guard

Grandpa On Mexican Border With The National Guard

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Samantha Bing 2 years ago

Badass

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#26

My Great-Grandma With Her Older Sister 1917, Poland

My Great-Grandma With Her Older Sister 1917, Poland

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bananafanah 2 years ago

Aww, so sweet!

#27

My Grandparents, Paul And Dorothy, Before He Left For War. He Made It Back To Her.

My Grandparents, Paul And Dorothy, Before He Left For War. He Made It Back To Her.

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bananafanah 2 years ago

Whew, happy ending!

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#28

Grandpa Rocking It On His Bike - 1930's

Grandpa Rocking It On His Bike - 1930's

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Marnee DeRider 2 years ago

In a suit, no less.

#29

My Nana In Hollywood, Ca In 1959! (#1)hollywood & Vine/(#2)on Liz Taylor's Square

My Nana In Hollywood, Ca In 1959! (#1)hollywood & Vine/(#2)on Liz Taylor's Square

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Margaret Harper 2 years ago

Her dress is beautiful!

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#30

Grandma Wore A "Scandal Suit" In 1965

Grandma Wore A "Scandal Suit" In 1965

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

Very “Desperate Housewives,” 😂!

#31

Nanny & Pappy Just Playing With Guns

Nanny & Pappy Just Playing With Guns

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Wyndmere 2 years ago

Target shooting is a lot of fun.

#32

Not My Grandma But Great Aunt Gloria & Uncle Laurie....killin' It.

Not My Grandma But Great Aunt Gloria & Uncle Laurie....killin' It.

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susievoozie 2 years ago

he looks a bit like tom hanks..or bill murray

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#33

My Grandpa Driving A Team Of Horses While Collecting Hay.

My Grandpa Driving A Team Of Horses While Collecting Hay.

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bananafanah 2 years ago

What's with the hay guy's hand? Some kind of special hay glove?

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#34

Bombshell Betty

Bombshell Betty

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bananafanah 2 years ago

Very Bonnie and Clyde.

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#35

Great-Grandma Goldie & Her First Husband Tom, Circa 1910

Great-Grandma Goldie & Her First Husband Tom, Circa 1910

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

I notice a lot of brides never really smile on pictures from that era. Oh, if I could only read their minds!

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#36

My Grandmother Candida Monaco - 1920

My Grandmother Candida Monaco - 1920

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

She looks like a movie star from the silent screen era. Beautiful lady!

#37

Giuseppe Meneghel And Romana Meneghel, My Grandparents - 1910, São Paulo

Giuseppe Meneghel And Romana Meneghel, My Grandparents - 1910, São Paulo

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Lucida 2 years ago

Cool pic! And so old! You can see that taking pictures wasn't something they did every day ;)

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#38

Grandparents Smoking And Drinking, Mid 50s

Grandparents Smoking And Drinking, Mid 50s

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SameAsItEverWas 2 years ago

So awesome, I kind of really want to hang out with them....

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#39

Classy Af

Classy Af

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

Very elegant and beautiful. She reminds me of Deborah Kerr from the classic movie “An Affair to Remember “ with Cary Grant.

#40

My Grandmother, Lillian, 1930s, Working The Cheesecake

My Grandmother, Lillian, 1930s, Working The Cheesecake

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#41

My Fun Loving Grandparents In The 60’s

My Fun Loving Grandparents In The 60’s

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Megi Xharo 2 years ago

it looks like they had a lot of fun :)

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#42

My Nana, Florence Recher - Left Home At 14 To Dance - Ended Up On Stage With Sally Rand In The 30s. This Was Taken Around 1928 Or So.

My Nana, Florence Recher - Left Home At 14 To Dance - Ended Up On Stage With Sally Rand In The 30s. This Was Taken Around 1928 Or So.

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Lorena 2 years ago

She is very beautiful!

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#43

Another One Of My Nana, Florence Recher - Taken In The 20s

Another One Of My Nana, Florence Recher - Taken In The 20s

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Coffee 1 year ago

Wow!!!

#44

My Grandma On Her Horse

My Grandma On Her Horse

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Wyndmere 2 years ago

The horse looks so Majestic and she is so comical; it's a great shot.

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#45

That Look! My Grandparents In Love. Somewhere Around 1945.

That Look! My Grandparents In Love. Somewhere Around 1945.

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bananafanah 2 years ago

But that hand!

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#46

My Grandpa, A Greaser Before The Cultural Revolution

My Grandpa, A Greaser Before The Cultural Revolution

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Lisa Greene 2 years ago

Very handsome

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#47

My Grandfather (Center) And Buddies In The Wpa, Ca 1936

My Grandfather (Center) And Buddies In The Wpa, Ca 1936

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Patti 2 years ago

Looks like his nipple is pierced

#48

My Grandmother Playing In The Snow (1962)

My Grandmother Playing In The Snow (1962)

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Connie Martin 2 years ago

So demure...

#49

My Grandparents In A Candid Moment Of Laughter At The Country House In 1938

My Grandparents In A Candid Moment Of Laughter At The Country House In 1938

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2023.Maggie Bookout 2 years ago

Yas girl

#50

My Dad, Check Out The Spats!

My Dad, Check Out The Spats!

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Wyndmere 2 years ago

Dapper.

#51

My Grandfather Circa. 1950 - Super Suave!

My Grandfather Circa. 1950 - Super Suave!

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Lisa Greene 2 years ago

Looks like a movie star!

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#52

Grandaddy Gov. Carvel Of Delaware

Grandaddy Gov. Carvel Of Delaware

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Wyndmere 2 years ago

Men from that era would have calked her a "tomatah" = gorgeous gal.

#53

Grandpa Doing The Hongi Greeting At A Maori Village In New Zealand

Grandpa Doing The Hongi Greeting At A Maori Village In New Zealand

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Lisa Greene 2 years ago

Sharing breath...

#54

My Grandpa In His Office. He Was An Army Chaplain During Wwii.

My Grandpa In His Office. He Was An Army Chaplain During Wwii.

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Wyndmere 2 years ago

Please thank him for serving if he's still around.

#55

This Is My Grandpa On Military Base Housing With His Oldest Daughter, My Aunt

This Is My Grandpa On Military Base Housing With His Oldest Daughter, My Aunt

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#56

My Grandparents. Seems Like An Old Movie.

My Grandparents. Seems Like An Old Movie.

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#57

Grandpa I Some Of His Wrestling Team (He's On The Left)

Grandpa I Some Of His Wrestling Team (He's On The Left)

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Lisa Greene 2 years ago

Very good looking guy!

#58

My Grandpa Looking Dapper In 1926

My Grandpa Looking Dapper In 1926

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Wyndmere 2 years ago

Complete with the little handkerchief in the pocket of his double-breasted suit.

#59

My Nan And Grandad Just Being The Perfect People They Are In The Late 70s

My Nan And Grandad Just Being The Perfect People They Are In The Late 70s

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#60

My Grandpa, José Freitas Playing The Violin

My Grandpa, José Freitas Playing The Violin

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2 years ago

Jose Freitas (my grandpa) was a musician, a devout Catholic, an Azorean immigrant and a very kind man. Rest in Peace

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My Very Southern Baptist Non-Drinking Grandparents (The Two On The Right) Circa 1945. I Found This Photo After They Had Both Died.

My Very Southern Baptist Non-Drinking Grandparents (The Two On The Right) Circa 1945. I Found This Photo After They Had Both Died.

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My Great Grandma In Her Confirmation Dress.. I’m Guessing Early 1900s

My Great Grandma In Her Confirmation Dress.. I’m Guessing Early 1900s

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2 years ago

Outside in my garden, her favorite plant is still going strong.. more than one hundred years old now.

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#63

My Dzaidzi (Polish For Grandpa) Loved Planes, He Flew Gliders In Ww2 And Was The Sweetest Man You Could Imagine.

My Dzaidzi (Polish For Grandpa) Loved Planes, He Flew Gliders In Ww2 And Was The Sweetest Man You Could Imagine.

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#64

My Great Uncle Glenn Drew Posters For The Army Air Corp In Wwii!

My Great Uncle Glenn Drew Posters For The Army Air Corp In Wwii!

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#65

My Grandma On A Fake Bucking Bronco.

My Grandma On A Fake Bucking Bronco.

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