“My great-grandfather served in the Navy during WWII. He was a great man and always had a brilliant smile (circa the 1940s)!”
“My beautiful mother, early 1970s”
“My grandfather in the army, the 1960s, Italy”
“My mother’s senior portrait, 1989”
“My pretty grandma in the 1930s!”
“My mom at 17, 1968”
“My Italian grandpa looking like he just stepped off a movie set”
“My great-grandfather from Cuba”
“My great-grandmother Marie in the mid-to-late 1940s”
“My great-great-uncle, Carroll Jones Stokes in 1944”
“I found an old photo of my parents getting ready for the Marine Corps Ball.”
“This is my favorite picture of my grandfather in 1956.”
“I’d never seen a photo of my mom when she was young until today. My mom always thought she was ugly and that makes me sad because she was beautiful. I miss you.”
“My mom, my grandma, and my sister in 1994”
“Unearthed a photo of my granny. She worked as an extra in old British films.”
“My great-grandmother, 1961”
“Found this old photo of a soviet soldier in my grandmother’s album.”
My mama circa ’83 — oh, that bike? She built it.
My mother when she was a tank instructor in 1984
My Grandpa just turned 90 last Friday. Here he is in the ’50s looking handsome.
My dad’s first car! A 1939 Ford that he bought with his own money that he earned farming — he drove it daily.
My mom’s selfie before it was cool (1989)
My grandma’s wedding day photo in 1970
My mom flew helicopters for the army in the ’80s.
My dad was Kelso (1973)!
My grandma and her Irish Wolfhound in 1974
After their first fight, my dad apologized to my mom through polaroids (1987).
My dad giving a thirsty bear some soda in the ’50s
My father who shipped his bike over to England and rode all over Europe on it (1973)
My dad’s graduation photo sometime in the ’70s
One of my favorite photos of my parents in the late ’70s
My hilarious father (with the magazine) and my grandpa, grandma, and uncle in 1972
My dad fishing...on a nuclear submarine (1966)
My dad skateboarding at Hyde School in 1982
Apparently my dad used to ride 3-wheeled unicycles in parades.
My dad in France in the ’70s (Ryan Gosling might need a paternity test)!
My friend’s dad trained seals in the Navy.
My mom winning the pie-eating contest by beating all the boys (1950)
My dad and his veterinarian mother with their pet lion that they raised for 2 years (1959)
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