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In this Kodachrome picture are the McGough family of Highlands, New Jersey, having their Christmas portrait made. Everyone is home for Christmas except for one person, Lawrence McGough, who was serving overseas as a B-17 bomber crewman. Note the picture of Lawrence in uniform in the background. View full size.