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“Lady, is this your litter?” The park baby cage (1969)

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LIFE used to regularly run interesting, strange, amusing or thought-provoking photographs on the last page of the magazine — and the May 30, 1969 issue was no exception.

This photo of a mother and her child visiting the park probably fell under both the “strange” and “amusing” categories: the baby is safely tucked under an inverted open-frame trash can — a makeshift playpen — while mom peacefully crochets on a bench in the background.

Lady, is this your litter?

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