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Picture of three young girls in pink dresses playing in a shallow river near a stone bridge
March 24, 2021

Sunday Swim

Sisters play in a river after church in Grantsville, Maryland. The March 1998 story followed the path of the United States' first highway.
Photograph by Melissa Farlow, Nat Geo Image Collection

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