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  • Awkward Portraits from Days Gone By

    St. Louis-based CPI Corp., the company known for the sometimes awkward, often adorable photos taken at stores like Sears and Walmart, announced on April 5, 2013 that it will shutter more than 2,000 U.S. portrait studios. Here are some stellar portraits from days gone by.
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  • Awkward Portraits from Days Gone By

    The ugly sweater, side-profile collage lost its appeal decades ago.
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    The parents of this child just wanted him to smile.
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    Wood-frame backgrounds adds an earthy tone to the portraits.
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  • Awkward Portraits from Days Gone By

    Big glasses and big hair was all the rage in the 80s.
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  • Awkward Portraits from Days Gone By

    Black-framed glasses and a brown background were very popular in the 1970s.
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  • Awkward Portraits from Days Gone By

    Laser backgrounds and a keyboard is always a good aesthetic.
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  • Awkward Portraits from Days Gone By

    This man saw fit to pose with his dog.
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