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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

My Grandparents: 1957

My Grandparents: 1957

My paternal grandparents in 1957 (†1981 †1980.) My grandfather was the best.

Ironic

How the happy couple resemble my paternal grandparents from the 50s. After viewing this I dug out their photos and had a very pleasant afternoon down memory lane. Thank you for sharing.

Allowed to look old

I love that your gran is stout and your grandad is thinnish on top. They look content and sweetly, oldishly in love. Best to not rage against age with dyes and toupes and even worse 21st cent indignities.

 
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