What’s Actually Going On In These 29 Famous Photos

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but more often than not those words don’t mention anything about the origin of said picture.

Which is unfortunate, because those backstories are amazing in their own rights. For example …


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And the winner is …

Congrats, PollyDarton. You win money.

by PollyDarton

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