To participate in The Story Behind the Picture, send your story, 150 words or fewer, to WATC@npr.org. Put the word "picture" in the subject line and include your name and phone number. If possible, attach a copy of your photo to your e-mail.
From left to right, Mark Pendergast and Jerry Priestman with dogs Smokey and Leif.
From left to right, Mark Pendergast and Jerry Priestman with dogs Smokey and Leif. Margaret Pendergast
Family photos hold the key to a treasure trove of memories and experiences. Launching a series exploring the stories, thoughts and meaning behind images, Margaret Pendergast of East Sandwich, Mass., shares the story of one family photo.