Grandpa Sam Maggid and me, Eagle River, Wisconsin, 1946. The shadow is the photographer, Grandma Mary Jonash. This is purportedly me taking my first steps walking.
Like a wood fire in a room, photographs - especially those of people, of distant landscapes and faraway cities, of the vanished past - are incitements to reverie.

-Susan Sontag, "On Photography"

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