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Red Ryder: 1940

Red Ryder: 1940

December 1940. Corpus Christi, Texas. "Small boy, son of carpenter from Hobbs, New Mexico, reading funny papers in corner of room in tourist court. Lack of adequate closet space is evident." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.


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I still have my Red Ryder Carbine and haven't put my eye out yet.

Shooting your eye out

I have a sad shoot-your-eye-out story. The son of a guy I know shot his eye out with a BB gun and, as though that wasn’t bad enough, he received an insurance settlement which his parents gave to him, which made him rich in the short term, but messed up his ability to know the value of work and money, so really set him back in terms of being an employable adult.

Same old Christmas Story

"No, Ralphie. You'll shoot your eye out."

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You'll shoot your eye out, kid.

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He'll shoot his eye out!

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