19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off

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Things that were passed from generation to generation have many stories to tell, and they have a special place in our hearts. That’s why seeing your kid in the same sweater you wore 40 years ago or playing with the same toy you played with as a kid are moments that can warm your heart in а second.

We at Bright Side were amazed by how some things can stay the same even after years of use, and we wanted to share the best pics we could find with you.

1. “Me in my Snoopy sweater in 1981, my son in the same sweater in 2017, and my daughter in the same sweater in 2020”

2. “The original Game Boy still works like a charm.”

3. “My old car toy survived 7 kids and is still rolling after 35 years...”

4. “23-year-old Vtech power pad still going strong!”

5. “An Adidas bag from the ’70s I got from my father”

6. “A waffle-maker I bought at Disney World in 1995 — built like a tank and working great after 24 years of pretty regular use!”

7. “A Lionel train my grandpa bought in 1952, I’m the third generation to run it during the Christmas season.”

8. “A brush/comb set I received for my seventh birthday — my kids and I still use it today. I’m a 41-year-old man...”

9. “My father-in-law and my husband playing ColecoVision circa 1984, and my husband and our daughter playing the same ColecoVision in 2018”

10. “Grandma’s old blender is still going strong 40+ years later.”

11. “Lundhags Park boots that have served both my dad and me for over 40 years, ready for another fall and winter!”

12. “My Super Nintendo is still going strong 27 years later.”

13. “Bought it in ’88 with money my grandmother left me. I’ve ridden thousands of miles on it, and now it’s my townie bike for shopping and errands.”

14. “My Legos are being played with again 40 years later...”

15. “I’ve been using the same glove for over 30 years. Son starts his first league next week, so hopefully, I’ll be using this to practice with him.”

16. “My grandmother received this Aerolux bulb as a baby gift in 1948. It still lights up.”

17. “My husband’s first credit purchase from 1971, and it’s still used every day.”

18. “An Oxford bookbag from 1880 or so — my grandpa got it used when he started high school in 1951. It has since been used by my mom, uncle, aunt, and myself.”

19. “50 years apart to the day, same kids...same car”

Have you passed something of yours down to your children? Share your pictures in the comments.

Preview photo credit JustMeAndThatGuy / Reddit


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