Today, we look at our parents’ old, yellowed photo albums with pleasure and nostalgia. And some blogs have caught on. My Parents Were Awesome plays on our soft spots for old-fashioned pictures. Eliot Glazer, the site’s creator, wants us to remember that the young people in these photos had a life before they were our parents—they were cool once. Starting in Autumn 2009, the site began collecting old family photos, the site quickly attracted enough attention to merit the release of a book in Spring 2011.
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