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20 Times People Wanted to Feel Nostalgic but Ended up Laughing at Their Childhood Photos

Childhood and adolescence are a great time, and each of us remembers these years with love and warmth. But if you saved your childhood or teenage photos, you have a chance to have a good laugh. After all, these pictures are among the most awkward and ludicrous photos in a person’s entire life.

We at Bright Side adore people who are capable of self-depreciation. And 20 of these brave people shared their most outstanding childhood photos.

1. “I cut my own bangs. I was also really afraid of blinking during the photoshoot for some reason.”

2. “When I was 16, I worked part-time in a store with all kinds of musical merchandise. But it seems that I spent more than I earned there.”

3. “Control yourself, ladies! This handsome guy is already taken.”

4. “My sister and I wore these T-shirts in middle school. Yes, we also used to cut our own hair.”

“If you think I’m ugly wait until you see my identical twin...”

5. “It’s the year 1995. I’m 8 years old, but I look like a middle-aged librarian.”

6. “I am 16 in this photo. For some reason, I didn’t doubt my resemblance to Monica Bellucci.”

7. “The year is 1999. We thought we were cool.”

8. “My boyfriend was a rebel in the 10th grade. His mom cried when she received this school picture.”

9. “My friend and I did a photoshoot to convince random people on the internet that we were in a cool band. We had no interest in actually being in a band.”

10. “My friends refer to this picture as the ‘Water Demon.’ And this photo is everything you need to know about my school years.”

11. “I was told to act natural.”

12. “I’m 14 in this photo. I made my mom take this picture, and then I didn’t hesitate to take the film for printing and put this photo in our family album.”

13. “I refused to accept that long hair didn’t suit me.”

14. “This was my first recital. And I truly loved the fringe and sequins.”

15. "My mom found a photo where I’m 18. All I could say was, “Oh my God, what is that creature?”

16. “We lived near a ski resort. The more you skied, the cooler you were considered. As you can imagine, I was the coolest girl in school.”

17. “I graduated from high school in 2009, but it seems I took my prom too seriously.”

18. “4 years of hair blunders!”

19. “I’m 8 or 9 years old, and I’m playing the role of Marie Antoinette. And yes, I’m a guy.”

20. “I’m 6 years old here, but I look like a 40-year-old accountant.”

We bet you also have strange and awkward photos from your childhood or teenage years. We would love to see them.

Preview photo credit stemid85 / reddit