I'll show you mine if you show me yours.
MYSTERY RELATIONS: My Fascination With Old Photographs Of Long-Forgotten Family Members -- And Total Strangers As Well
I had a great-grandmother named Lillian Violet. She died 10 years before I was born, and all I know of her personally comes from what little my father remembers. But I have these pictures.
Sometimes, seeing an unflattering photograph of yourself can hit you like a punch. We’ve all had this experience, when our comfortable self-image is shattered by a photograph that looks nothing like what we expect. You can get over it.