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FUTURE HUMAN

Modern Photography Is Changing How We Remember Our Lives

Our shared photographs now create nostalgia in real time

Photo by Rachael Crowe on Unsplash

II remember, as a child, pulling my grandmother’s yellowed Polaroids from the dusty shoebox I’d found high up in her closet. That afternoon, we sat next to each other on the couch, pulling old photos from the box one by one.