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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • THE TOY DEPARTMENT, 1913

Sick Baby: 1939

Sick Baby: 1939

April 1939. Farm Security Administration migrant camp at Westley, California. Migrant mother with sick baby and agricultural workers medical association card. View full size. Photograph by Dorothea Lange.

 

I think at 100 she'd still

I think at 100 she'd still have a pretty face.
Often "pretty" isn't as fleeting as we think...

A pretty

A pretty face...indeed.
These photos show fleeting a pretty face is.
If she's alive today...she's close to 100 years old.

She has a very pretty

She has a very pretty face...

 
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