Story Behind the Picture: Washed Away 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.
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Story Behind the Picture: Washed Away

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Story Behind the Picture: Washed Away

Story Behind the Picture: Washed Away

Story Behind the Picture: Washed Away

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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.

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From left to right, Mark Pendergast and Jerry Priestman with dogs Smokey and Leif. Margaret Pendergast hide caption

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From left to right, Mark Pendergast and Jerry Priestman with dogs Smokey and Leif.

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