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Recreating Embarrassing Childhood Christmas Photos

Laura
Lots of tulle!
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Are you satisfied mum?
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Is this what you wanted in this picture?
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I am seven years old.
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I am fresh from Venezuela.
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It was my first Christmas in the United States of America.
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This fabulous photo was taken at JC Penney portrait because
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where else would Cuban parents take their kids for their Christmas
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pictures?
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My mom, she loves taking pictures.
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So she probably was like, hi Santa.
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And then all three of us are just there.
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Like my mom thought it would be fun to dress me up as a pilgrim
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because they're American.
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There was always like a group of parents there with Corino
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Macri.
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We're trying to get Pepita on her dress and she's taking off
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her pamper.
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The only thing I'll be really worrying about is if I tease the
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restroom while we're doing it.
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And I'm in the onesie and she's like, yes, this is what the Americans
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do.
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They dress up for Christmas and I'm like puffy ass sleeves
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Lots of t a few years ago, I was a photographer for JC Penney
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portraits.
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This is literally coming full circle.
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This is my mother's Christmas gift for me to put this and show
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the world that I'm a Pelegrina Mera Men.
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The sad part is, is that we fit in children's dresses.
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I look like a Teletubby.
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I don't even know what I'm wearing.
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That's the exact same felt that he's wearing in that picture
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to the, I would definitely dress my kids up as pilgrims.
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I could see them hating it.
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And I'm like, that's kind of funny.
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We did put our dogs through this in the studio So we kind of in
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a way already did this to our Children.
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My mom is still to this day taking pictures of us all the time
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She was taking pictures during this photo shoot.
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There was, there was one where we were like, what poses, it's
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like hit her hands who naturally just goes like this.
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Yes.
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Yes.
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Just take it all in.