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Real Rare Photos of Some Very Famous People

 Most of the images we see of past famous names like John Kennedy or Elvis Presley are professional photos, hiding beneath layers of posing, manipulation and over exposure to the iconic imagery. But here and there, genuine photos from their real lives do slip through, changing our view of these famous people of history, and giving us a more human aspect to examine. Here are some great photos from the photos albums of some very famous names:
 
John D. Rockefeller giving charity on his 84th birthday
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Future President Obama having fun with his granddad at the beach 
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James Dean as a boy
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Albert Einstein at the beach, 1939 
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A self portrait of artist Escher 
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Elvis's last vacation, Hawaii, 1977
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Siblings Michael and Janet Jackson as kids
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Winston Churchill examining a Tommy-Gun 
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Marlon Brando showing a cat some love
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Marilyn Monroe performing acrobatics at the beach
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Sean Connery, fourth on the left, wins third place in the Mr. Universe competition
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John and Jackie Kennedy in a photo booth, 1953
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John Wayne takes a vacation in the 40s 
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Tyrannical dictator Fidel Castro enjoying his freedom while visiting Moscow
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Helen Keller meets Charlie Chaplin
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Albert Einstein as a child
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Tolstoy at age 20
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Winston Churchill wearing an old fashioned bathing suit
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Marylyn Monroe in a rare photo as a brunette
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Nelson Mandela wearing authentic tribal clothes 
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