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my spanish grandfather

The following picture has been making the rounds of the family for a few days. It was sent to my brother by a woman who knew our grandmother because her grandparents were friends of our grandparents. I post it here without much in the way of commentary … we know very little about the photo, when it was taken, where it was taken. The man who is seated is our grandfather … the men who are standing are the grandfather of the woman who sent us the picture, and his brother. My grandfather died long before I was born, and there are only a couple of pictures of him that I have seen, one of which is on his tombstone. So this is a real find: