Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
—Maxim Gorky (via tattoolit)
Caption from LIFE. “In the canopied bed where she has slept since childhood, Judy cuddles her son Dylan, who was born in late February. ‘My son may have been unplanned,’ Judy says, ‘but he is not unloved.’”
Here, a 1971 LIFE story on teen pregnancy.
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Happy birthday, Brooklyn Bridge!
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