Sunday is Father’s Day. What better way to honor your forefathers than by sharing handsome retro photos and bragging on them?

It’s been a long, somber week, and everybody could likely use a little levity. So dig out your favorite old photograph of your father, your grandfather—hell, a daguerreotype of your great-great grandfather. The one with a wildly dated haircut that nonetheless reveals where you got those cheekbones and makes you give grandma a respectful nod. Sure, Facebook is entertaining, but I pity our descendants, many of whom will never know the experience of stumbling across an ancient snapshot of a relative looking like a million goddamn bucks.

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I’ll get the ball rolling with the above photos of my grandpas, Bill and Billy. What’ve yall got?


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