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Taken in 1951, after reviewing this photo, seat belts are a good choice. View full size.
Indianapolis, Indiana, 1969: My sister Anne, age 9, is on the left in the turquoise shorts. She and her classmate Anne B. are sitting in the B's family VW van ready to leave for their first trip to CYO Camp Rancho Fromasa (near Nashville, IN).
Anne B. appears (literally) not to be a happy camper. In fact my sister said that her classmate stayed unhappy the whole time they were at camp.
While cleaning up the image I realized that the body lying in the back seat reading a book is likely Anne B's older brother, and my classmate, Mark.
35mm Slide film image taken by my father, digitized by my brother and tidied up by me. View full size.