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He Took a Polaroid Every Day, Until the Day He Died

Drew Ocon

I came across a slightly mysterious website -- a collection of Polaroids, one per day, from March 31, 1979 through October 25, 1997. There's no author listed, no contact info, and no other indication as to where these came from. So, naturally, I started looking through the photos. I was stunned by what I found.
In 1979 the photos start casually, with pictures of friends, picnics, dinners, and so on.
What started for me as an amusing collection of photos -- who takes photos every day for 18yrs?

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  • Matthew Richardson

    This is one of the coolest things I've seen in a while.

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    These are really moving. Seeing his transformation in this format is in a way, haunting.