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Life Magazine January 1995 Life Magazine January 1995 : Cover - Jackie Kennedy, 1929-1994.

Collector's Edition : Life remembers 1994, the year in pictures. Los Angeles earthquake, two page photo of the Santa Monica Freeway, California. Richard M. Nixon. Winter Olympics, Nancy Kerrigan and Tony Harding, ice skaters. Gay rights - photo of the mile long rainbow unity flag. Deaf Heather Whitestone is the new Miss America. President Mandela. World Cup. Charles & Princess Diana, a couple candid photos. U.S. in Haiti. Woodstock, the sequel, great two page muddy photo. War in Rwanda. Jessica Tandy. Burt Lancaster. Runner Wilma Ruldolph. Full page color Golf photo of Tip O'Neill. Baseball strike. Kids who kill. Chemist Linus Pauling. Actress Melina Mercouri - nice two page color photo. Boxer George Foreman. Actor John Candy. Power rangers. NOTE : Central pull-out Microsoft ad takes the place of pages 55-62. It is not always present, please ask ahead of time if you need it.
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Life Magazine February 1995Life Magazine February 1995 : Cover - Pinching an inch of fat.

28 questions about fat, plus all of the answers. What does the obesity gene really mean? Why do we always gain back the weight we lose? Why are the last 10 pounds so hard to lose? The war orphan who found a home, Arthur Da silva Santos and Rwandan Angelo (see also LIFE April 1997). Tony Bennett is back on top with an audience. Rural midwife Shay Huffman of West Virginia. Winter fishing off Bar Harbor, Maine. Bud Wiley on the job painting the San Francisco Golden Gate bridge, another job climbers would like. Article about court reporter (typing shorthand). Great four page foldout montage photo of Vanessa Williams and some of the many costumes and rolls she has during a single week on Broadway. Nice three page photo of the Taj Mahal. Crazy photo of Pete Schweers of Florida swimming in a storm to rescue his catamaran sailboat. The art of the embrace, hugging.
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Life Magazine March 1995Life Magazine March 1995 : Cover - Rose Kennedy, 1890-1995.

Memories of an Era. Michelle Pfeiffer wears the Hope Diamond and other legendary jewels. Full page color Star Trek ad for the starship Enterprise model. Photo essay of the Kobe, Japan earthquake. American medical team performs marathon open heart surgery and saves the lives of 25 dying children in one week in Guatemala, Tony Rossi, Robert Michler, Maryanne Kichuk, Leo Lopez. . Nancy Ellison's photos of the American Ballet Theatre's dancers. Photos of Lead prosectutor Marcia Clark, O.J. Simpson trial. Photo of a beautiful ice castle in Harbin, China, lit with colored lights. A new record - the widest wedding gown, Maria Lembo, Angelo Russo, designer Gianni Molaro. Way cool full page color photo of men working on the cables of the Pont de Normandie bridge, the men were spelunkers, climbers will like this photo! Nice art photo of Veronica Lynn, Paloma Herrera, others, dancers. Neat full page color Bacardi rum ad with windsurfers and snow covered mountain.
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Life Magazine April 1995Life Magazine April 1995 : Cover - Baby. Knowing your medical family tree can save your life.

Striking two page photo of former Hutu soldiers enrolled in Gako camp in Rwanda for harmonization training. Great two page underwater photo of a swimming elephant. Lovely art photo of diver Greg Louganis, AIDS. Neat two page Absolut vodka ad - Absolut Magnetism. Summer travel special - places of the year, 1995. The ongoing accomplishments of Lady Bird Johnson. Journeys - acts of faith. Album of albinos, white animals, leucism. The look his best in court, O.J. Simpson has to play by the rules, football. Catholicism and Acts of Faith, includes four page fold-out photo of terminally ill persons at the Basilica of the Rosary. Florida pilot skywriter Jim Butler. The Power Plant, World Championship Wrestling's professional school. Grayton Beach, Florida - the best beach in the country. Neat full page color Benson & Hedges cigarettes ad with people on top of the Statue of Liberty.
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Life Magazine May 1995Life Magazine May 1995 : Cover - Lion cubs.

Wild animal babies, how they learn, how they play, how they survive. Full page color Toyota Previa van ad with elegant scene in gold. Cool two page color photo of tuna fishermen of Bonagia, Sicily. Absolutely awesome four page fold-out black and white photo of the New York Yankees 1922, with Babe Ruth, 28 men clearly shown in uniform. Norman Vaughn returns to Antarctica at age 89 to climb the mountain named for him by Admiral Byrd. The very troubled Damm family ten years after the first article in LIFE, Dean and Linda Damm and 4 children. What can be done about unfit parents?Two page color Marlboro cigarettes ad with cowboy carrying calf on his horse in the rain. Little photo of 84-year-old Vishnu Maya "Aama" riding on a motorcycle with Broughton Coburn (I beleive). A stroll through a topiary park in Ohio. Photos by a New York Cab Driver, David Bradford. Sunken city in Italy, Fabbriche di Careggine. Follow-up photos of Mary Ann Vecchio (Kent State shootings), Ted Landsmark (civil rights), Ed Whitfield (campus riots), Phan Thi Kim Phuc (napalm burns). Great full page color Bacardi rum ad with Dalmatian dogs. Very cute photo of dog with his head stuck through cat door, Mocha, Jackie Kniss, Indian Hills, Colorado.
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Life Magazine June 1995Life Magazine June 1995 : Cover - Justin and Sydney Simpson at Nicole Brown Simpson's gravesite.

The Simpson Children, one year later. Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood heat up the set of The Bridges of Madison County. 1995 Dream house, architect Dennis Wedlick. Last year's Dream house as built by Becky and Dean Tharp in Marine-on-St. Croix, Minnesota. Life goes to graduation day at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, includes Michelle Noschese, Jennifer DeFazio, Connie Stepien. Brett Butler plays Grace Kelly. Full page color Maytag ad featuring Mrs. Rae Lindsay of Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. A short feature on the Oklahoma City bombing, the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, includes Baylee Almon, Seth Heinzig, Hannah Heinzig, Ruth Heald and her children. Neat photo of Chelsea Chilton in Jessore, Bangladesh. A chilling page foretelling the coming of the Taliban in Afghanistan. Neat photo of swimmer Steven Dewick underwater. Nice photo of David Smith helping little Cristella Joseph in Haiti. Follow-up piece on cancer survivor Damond Herseth (see LIFE December 1980). Very attractive full page color Milk ad with Joan Lunden. Four page color ad for FrameWorks building systems. Life remembers Vietnam, includes Daniel and Philip Berrigan, Anthony Reese, William L. Reese and others. The photographs of Rafael Minkkinen. Charming small photo of triplets Audrey, Julia and Madeleine Bialke. And a charming drooling photo of Sabrine Hakim.
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Life Magazine June 5, 1995Life Magazine June 5, 1995 : Cover : Famous Scenes from 1945.

Special Issue for 1945 : The Old Order Dies - A New America is Born. In the century's watershed year, the world as we know it was born. January 1 through May 8, from the Battle of the Bulge to the death of FDR to victory in Europe. Into the future : Social revolution : for blacks, women and returning GIs, the war's end brought great expectations - and impatience for change. May 9 through September 2 : with Truman in command, the Japanese surrendered. Into the future : Suburbanization : Freeways, drive-uins, motels and prefab housing reshaped America's way of life. September 3 through December 31, the dawn of peace and the cold war. Into the future : World Order : The global stage was set for trouble, from superpower rivalry to the Arab-Israeli conflict. Voices 1945 : The tenor of tumultuous times, in the words of sages, pundits, politicians and ordinary people. Faces 1945 : They were beautiful, brilliant, valient, In a year of high drama, the men and women who stood at center stage. Includes small reproductions of all the covers of LIFE magazine in 1945. Lots of great stories, people and photos from 1945. A FEW of the photos include George Lott, people standing in long line to buy cigarettes, Marines on Mount Suribachi (Iwo Jima), Prisoners at Buchenwald, Graham Jackson crying at Roosevelt's funeral, Lt. John Carter, British prisoners of war being released, William D. Robertson and Alexander Sylvashko, Women welders in Gary, Francis Fenton and his dead son Michael, Baseball player Caroline Morris, Irwin family of Neosho Rapids, Kansas. The page color General Moors ad with John Sawhill, Nature Conservancy and buffalo. Betty Friedan today. Shirley and Nick Fellner today and in 1945. Includes some neat war time posters. Life celebrates 1945. Much much more!!! A wonderful summary of 1945 on the 50th anniversary of the end of WWII.
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Life Magazine July 1995Life Magazine July 1995 : Cover - Child. How can we keep our children safe?

Sexual abuse, abduction, television, accidents, neglect, violence, drugs, vulgarity, alienation, Krystal Ray, Mson Garvin, Brian and Joanne of Seattle . The new Russia is still haunted by the old Russia, includes photo of elite tank division training for chemical and atomic warfare. John Evans looses an arm and a hand, has his left hand transferred onto his right arm with success, gifted surgeon Richard Brown. Who was Pocahontas? Filly Weekend in Seattle, sired by Seattle Slew. Portrait : Michael Jackson and his bride. Life goes to the London Zoo's friendly Spider Programme. Full page color MILK ad with Kristi Yamaguchi, ice skater. Photograph of superman Christopher Reeve with his son Matthew prior to the horse accident. Chilling two page photo from Kikwit Hospital Ward 3, home to Ebola patient zero, and now many others. Awesome four page foldout photo of Mont-Saint-Michel, looks like a fantastic place to visit. Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Jackson. A seminar for arachnophobes. The photos of Wallace Goold Levison and George Bradford Brainerd. Half page photo of little Theodore Bakewell sitting between two bronze statues.
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Life Magazine August 1995Life Magazine August 1995 : Cover - Jackie and JFK.

Exclusive : Personal photographs never before published of Jack and Jackie in Love, John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier, among other surprising details - Jackie suffered a miscarriage and had a child that died two days after his birth. Treasured South Pacific islands of Palau, includes flooded limestone caves, scuba diving. A guided tour of the mile around the White House, includes photos of Carl Lundin, Laligam Sekhar, Arthur Aaron, Eddie Derendorf, Eric Holder, Stephanie Friley, McLane Layton, Ernest Richarson, Val Ford, Tyra Bell, more. Kim Torbitt, paralyzed at 18, meets Mymu, a capuchin monkey. Portrait : Myrlie Evers-Williams takes the helm of a struggling NAACP. LIFE goes to a moondance, Full Moon Rave, Narnia. Very cool silhouette photo of a bungee jumper in New Zealand, A. J. Hackett. Pretty photo of swimming babied at the Watersafe Swim School, Seal Beach, Lisa Colbourn. Awful full page photo of a bicycle crash scene, set up with crash test dummy. Full page color movie poster ad for Beyond Rangoon with Patricia Arquette. Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of assassinated civil rights leader Medgar Evers, is now head of NAACP. Neat full page color Benson & Hedges cigarettes ad with people sitting on the roof of a speeding train. The moonlit photos of Karekin Goekjian. Cute photos of Dr. Armand Brodeur with his grandson Christian, Parrot eating with Phillip Bauer, Police officer addressing dog in the driver's seat.
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Life Magazine September 1995Life Magazine September 1995 : Cover - Woman sleeping.

New science reveals what dreams can do for you. Everglades, our most endangered National Park. Rock and Roll comes out of the closet. Predicting the frail future of an alligator hole. Newly discovered ancient grave in Sicily. Portrait : Cap Ripken. This Texas rancher still employs real horsepower to round up his herd, Buster Welch and the Double Mountain River Ranch. Gil C. Alicea from the South Bronx writes a book about his violent youth there, The Air Down Here : True Tales from a South Bronx boyhood. Arthur and Franz Lidz go to Hollywood to watch the filming of Unstrung Heroes.
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Life Magazine October 1995Life Magazine October 1995 : Cover - Frank Sinatra as a young man.

Sinatra at eighty, intimate pictures of a life. Two page color General Motors ad featuring the Nature Conservancy, John Sawhill, and buffalo. Neat two page color AT&T ad, Building Bridges part 3, with woman chef and four Chinese (?) men. Thursday Night Fever at Parrish's General Store in Bahama, North Carolina, includes Katherine and Sidney Slaughter, Nathan Ponder, Mary Sue Parrish, Junior Parrish, others. Neat two page "American Promise" documentary ad with very colorful carousel horse. Two page photo of Christopher Nadareski and Peregrine falcon. The television drama ER. The sad story of Reg and Maggie Green and the murder of their 7-year-old son Nicholas while on vacation in Italy, organ donation, organ donors. Prison chain gangs are back. Tribute to the famous photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt on his death at age 96. Life goes to the TV series ER. Big feature article on a New Birth of Freedom, American democracy.
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Life Magazine November 1995Life Magazine November 1995 : Cover - Gulf War veteran Paul Hanson and son Jayce.

The tiny victims of Desert Storm, has our country abandoned them? - special investigation, Lea Arnold, Kennedi Clark, Darrell and Shana Clark, Cedrick, Larissa, Steve and Bianca, Casey Minns, Melanie Ayers, Michael Ayers, more. The Iron Dragon train takes passengers through the African veldt and back into another time, Gilbert Tsikay. Close-up : Jimmy Carter, includes Marijane Woodward, Sudanese children. 60 years of fads in fashion. Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman. Life goes to the Pennsic War, organized by the Society for Creative Anachronism. Nice two page Chevrolet ad with full page photo of muddy youth soccer team, sponsor of the 1996 US Olympic Team. United Nations conference on women (photo of dancing girls). Rather crazy photo of murderer Christopher Charles Lightsey with a duct tape gag in court. Photo of tomato fight in Bunol Spain. Full page Toyota ad with students at Automotive High School in Brooklyn. How to have a great midlife crisis, Lynda Jamison, including John Oddo, Margaret Whiting. In Fashion fads article : Look-alikes for Twiggy, Jackie Kennedy, and Farrah Fawcett. Photographer Shimon Attie documenting Berlin's Scheunenviertel. Rockefeller's garden in Pocantico Hills. Photo of Ninalee Craig now and 44 years earlier when she was "an American Girl in Italy." Photo of two young girls in front of closed Workman's Hotel, by Michael Conner of Fort Worth, Texas.
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Life Magazine December 1995Life Magazine December 1995 : Cover - Angels.

On the trail of angels, search for meaning and comfort in the spiritual world. Nice two page color Marlboro cigarettes ad with Merry Christmas theme and riders trotting through snow with a christmas tree, alpen glow in background. "Sons of Gestapo" train wreck crime near Hyder, Arizona. Amazing two page color photo of the birth of a beluga whale, Qila. Lloyd Dupuy goes flying on an American flag, Metairie, Louisiana. E.R. for kids, Children's Hospital in Philadelphia, 72 hours in the Pediatric Emergency Room, includes Britanny Coleman, Raheem Forsythe, Sean Latshaw, Shane Webster, Olivia Penque, Kendall Hauth. Mutant mice, including the absolutely grossest two page photo you've ever seen of a rodent - this article is about medical research. Hakeem Olajuwon, basketball player. Portrait : Oprah. Life goes on the Million Man March, civil rights demonstration. Photographer Alex Webb captures Florida. Neat full page color photo of many referees on a St. Louis ice rink during a National Hockey League clinic.
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Life Magazine January 1996Life Magazine January 1996 : Cover - The Year in pictures 1995

Life remembers 1995 - special issue. Meet the Threetles. The Million man march. A Newt day dawns. The pope comes calling. The O.J. verdict that divided a nation. America's pride gets a boost from Hanks and Lovell. The shock of Oklahoma City. Cal Ripken. The welfare maze, Dawn Ingersoll. Includes photo of Princess Diana and princes Will and Harry white water rafting on Colorado's Roaring Fork River. Oh la la - RuPaul cross-dressing in the most outlandish and gorgeous red vinyl woman's outfit. Very nice full page color Milk ad with Tony Bennett, plus winning photos from ordinary folks. Two page photo of little Vova Bespalenko, rescued alive after three days in earthquake rubble in Russia, Neftegorsk. Two page photo of Cal Ripken Jr. passed the record mark of 2,130 games set by Lou Gehrig in 1939. Sad photo of the Deveroux family who lost a family member in the bombed Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, big feature article as well. . Christo wraps the Beichstag. Neat photo of a Ventura, California man nearly immersed in flood waters. Maryanne Phillips and the others who were shot during a subway incident on December 7, 1993 - Colin Ferguson criminal. Scott O'Grady and Heidi Lowery are honored. The very, very generous Oseola McCarty. Atrocities in Sarajevo. More on the orphan Angelo, Arthur Da Silva Santos.
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Life Magazine February 1996Life Magazine February 1996 : Cover - Astronaut Christa McAuliffe.

Two page color Chevrolet Astro ad with maroon ad and facing page photo of very muddy young soccer players. Two page color travel ad for Texas featuring Roderick Blake, the Santa Elena canyon in Big Bend, bluebonnets, and more. Page and a half photo of the very pleased looking Esad Pitic and Senada Karcic at their marriage in Bosnia-Herzegovina, guns in evidence. Charming two page photo of little boys in sumo garb trying to move a real sumo wrestler. Great color photo of the Talent, Oregon fire department posing in front of a burning house. Too funny, a leisure suit convention in Iowa, includes John Mozena, M.G. Trickey and others. Ten years after our worst space disaster, family and friends remember the lost heroes of the shuttle Challenger. Our greatest sports pictures. Master of Jazz - includes fantastic four page fold-out photo (named) with MANY jazz artists. Descendants of the illustrious and the notorious, includes Zapata, Stalin, Franklin, Zeppelin, Gandhi, Columbus, Jefferson. A dangerous peace is established in Bosnia, Shirley Gaulden, Martin Begosh, Tim Lamb, others. Portrait : Bob Dole. Great full page color photo of Kevin Newton doing a karate stunt breaking blocks.
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Life Magazine March 1996Life Magazine March 1996 : Cover - Free Willy.

The happiest killer whale in the world, going to Heimay, Iceland. This little girl weighed 20 ounces at birth - a stranger's promise helped save her life, Natalie Abrams. Hooray for Hollywood, a photographic salute, includes huge gathering of MGM stars. . Life in the ranks of the French Foreign Legion, looks pretty horrible - they must be real tough guys. Portrait : Mayor Rudy Giuliani, small piece. Great set of photos of Larry Brehne and Buddy Goldsmith at age 1, 21, 41, and 61. GORGEOUS two page photo of penguins on blue ice at the South Sandwich Islands, photo by Cherry Alexander. Gret photos / portraits by Gregory Heisler. 50 years ago Helen Candaele St. Aubin (with photo) is the "Ted Williams of women's baseball." Fun full page Bacardi Rum ad with Dalmatian dogs in Tropical shirts.
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Life Magazine April 1996Life Magazine April 1996 : Cover - Conjoined twins, Abigail and Brittany Hensel, one body and two souls - a big feature story.

Dancer Paloma. Archaeology goes underwater to raise Alexandria. Looking for America - Virgin, Utah with photographer Eugene Richards, includes Cade Stout, Dallen Spendlove, Derek Spendlove, and the rest of the family. Life goes to an all-star shoot-out at the Golden Globes. Actor Nathan Lane. Japanese artists and artisans preserving ancient culture. Neat two page Absolut Vodka ad - Absolut Magnetism. Startling page and a half photo of many children, each with numbered sign, the lost children of Rwanda, refugees. Very neat photo of Don Lopez trying to rescue Marglyn Paseka, trapped in a flooding river. Four page fold-out color photo of a million dollars in a big stack. Photo of crazily overloaded truck in the Sahara. Actor Joe Lane (real name) who acts under the name Nathan Lane.
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Life Magazine May 1996Life Magazine May 1996 : Cover - Dream House 1996, designed by architect Michael Graves.

A royal mess, Princess Diana. Lions of the Serengeti. Oklahoma City one year later (after bombing), and other disasters like Pan Am flight 103, shooting in McDonald's, more - includes photos of Rosemary and Harry Koelsch, Wayne and Wilbert Schmidt, John Cummock, Adelina Hernandez, Maria Guadalupe Flores, Ava Nelson. A million dollar deal for Cindy Sherman's haunting self-portraits. Life goes to China for an adoption, Mary Ann Sherman and Tom Lund from Woodstock, New York and new child Su Ziaoji. Editor's note includes a very cute photo of cojoined twins Abigail and Brittany Hensel taking a photo. Crazy page and a half photo of van in Surabaya, Java tipping over - it was overloaded with more than a hundred soccer fans. VERY nice two page color photo of Ule Buhler climbing an impressive roof on the Schilthorn, Switzerland.
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Life Magazine June 1996Life Magazine June 1996 : Cover - Erupting volcano.

Then the big one hits, volcano - feature story includes Pompeii, Heimaey, Pinatubo, Hawaii, Yellowstone. The Pakistani slave children who make our kids' toys, and other countries . Phrenzy over a band called PHISH. Monastery of Christ in te Desert in the Chama River canyon near Abiquiu, New Mexico, Benedictine monks. Life goes to the 79th annual International Beauty Show. David and Peter Turnley photograph human drama. Neat full page color Milk ad with rough and tumble football player Steve Young. Amazing photo of a young woman nearly run over by a train in Paris. Photo of falling horse and rider at Aintree steeplechase, jockey Conor O'Dwyer. Charming photo of premature babies Kyrie and Brielle Jackson, one with arm around the other. Full page Waterman pens ad with the writers of Friends. Neat photo of Jay Bartletti catching the Hyakutake comet. Cool photo of diver Lesley WArd. Broadway's Tony awards.
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Life Magazine July 1996Life Magazine July 1996 : Cover - Sprinter Gwen Torrence.

This issue was apparently printed with four different "naked" covers, though I have seen only one. Naked power, amazing grace - a photographic celebration of the Olympic body, athletic beauty, photos include Mark Henry (weightlifter), Michael Johnson (runner), Sharon Monplaisir (fencer), Carl Lewis (runner), Mary Ellen Clark (diver), Gail Devers (runner), Margot Thien and Nathalie Schneyder (synchronized swimmers), Gwen Torrence (runner), Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Heptathlete), Rick McNair - Alex Rousseau - Chris Humbert - Chris Duplanty (water polo team), Russ Bertram (diver), Holly McPeak (volleyball). Families of Palestinian suicide bombers are learning to live with death. Comedian Rosie O'Donnell is challenging Oprah. Chinese refugees create art in Pennsylvania prison, origami and more. Life goes to a Colorado race pitting a pink elephant against a giant duck, Boulder's Kinetic Challenge. 23 mostly black churches in the south are burned. Time lapsed photo of the midnight sun in Loppa, Norway. Holy Cow - wild photo of Australian Surf Lifesavers in boats in the surf. Sylvain, who lives in Paris, likes to climb buildings - photographed with his new wife(?) atop the Church of Sainte-Clotilde.
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Life Magazine August 1996Life Magazine August 1996 : Cover - Climbers on Everest. Exclusive.

What really happened on Everest, a well-done and gruesome story, incuding Scott Fischer, Lobsang, Anatoli Boukreev, and others. Neat two page color KOOL cigarettes ad with somewhat unbelievable picture combining a windsurfer and a rough surf-on-rocks scene. Nice blue underwater photo of Navy seals in training with hands and feet bound. Absolutely odd photo of night time squash game at the great pyramids, Egypt. California, the rough edge of the American Dream. World's top female matador, Cristina Sanchez. Four-generation family, the Condeluci family of Pittsburgh. Life goes to the Senior Olympics, includes runner Pat Peterson, Shot putter Herb Steele, Phil Mulkey. Quality of mercy in Ann Arbor, Michigan where black Keshia Thomas saves a KKK rally spectator. Andy Levin photographs Coney Island beach.
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Life Magazine September 1996Life Magazine September 1996 : Cover - Alternative healing.

The healing revolution, surgery or acupuncture?, antibiotics or herbs? Both old and new medicines together are shown most effective. Jewish in America. Life remembers First Families in the fishbowl of public regard. One deadly week of child abuse in America. Photographer Veronique Vial. Nice full page color Milk ad with Spike Lee. Great page and half color photo of sprinters Gail Devers and Merlene Ottey in the 100 metter dash in the Olympics. CRAZY photo of a snorkler swimming by a huge 50 foot Whale Shark. Photo of some of the townsfolk of Montoursville, Pennsylvania which lost 21 people in the explosion of TWA Flight 800. Disney World's 25th birthday in Orlando. Neat bunch of photos of people by Frederic Brenner, portraits. Sad two page photo of Afghanistan women in full purdah, more, photos by Pascal Maitre. .
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Life Magazine October 1996Life Magazine October 1996 : Cover - Marilyn Monroe, created by Rob Silvers using a photomosaic of previous LIFE magazine covers.

60th Anniversary Collector's edition. A tribute to photographer Carl Mydans by the editor of LIFE. A brief description of the start of LIFE in 1936, including some covers of the earlier satirical Life and the Rehearsal "Dummy" issue that appeared before the November 23, 1936 issue. All through this issue is very neat, behind-the-scenes coverage on how LIFE actually was produced, the decisions, the deadlines, stopping the presses for last minute cover changes, and such. Unusual photo of FDR seated during prayers while everyone else stood - he could not use his legs because of polio. Full page ad for E.T. the movie on videocassette. Chilling photo of Olympic athlete Jesse Owens standing in the gold medal position on the podium while the third place winner gives the Nazi salute in Berlin in 1936. This issue compares lots of facts and photos between 1936 and 1996. Full page photo plus page of text about Flavio da Silva of Rio de Janeiro. A repeat (in smaller format) of One Week's Dead from the June 27, 1969 issue. Two page color photo of the seven astronauts and their wives (two different covers of LIFE). Full page Absolute vodka ad - Absolute Venice with pigeons. Full page color Milk ad with Ivana Trump. Includes a reproduction of ALL of the covers of LIFE from 1936 on.
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Life Magazine Winter 1996Life Magazine Winter Special 1996 : Cover - Vintage car tail lights on a 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz.

Special collector's edition - Hot for the road, 100 years of the automobile in America. Includes a photo of carhenge. How the car liberated women. Muscle cars including GTO. Electric cars and other non-polluting cars. Backseat rites of passage. Dashboards. More! Neat two page ad with 7 different red Dodge vehicles. Full page color Mobil oil ad showing a rather tattered looking space shuttle landing. Neat page and a half color photo of mainstreet in Albuquerque in 1969, starting at the intersection with Carlisle. Alice Huyler Ramsey makes the first cross country automobile trip in 1909, the Merry Mexwell Four. Many neat vintage photos of automotive history. The first physician to make house calls in an automobile was Dr. Carlos Booth of Youngstown, Ohio in 1895. Much of interest to today's Detroit crowd. Sign on car for sale "$100 will buy this car, must have cash, lost all on the stock market." Wowser! - Two page photo of elegant 1930 Duesenberg Derham model J Tourster. United Automobile workers union, UAW. Spare tires for sale at a gas station in San Marco, Texas in 1940. Full page photo of Seligman, Arizona main highway with hitchhiker in 1947, shows Texaco station and more, Route 66. Small photo showing surf beach in San Onofre, California in 1950. 1948 photo of Preston Tucker, P.T. and the 812 Cord that had a swiveling center headlight and more. 1950 Photo of Pink cadillac and Sugar Ray Robinson, outside Sugar Ray's. Full page photo of 31 junior high students in a Volkswagen Beetle, VW Bug. The future is electric, electric cars. MUCH MORE.
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Life Magazine November 1996Life Magazine November 1996 : Cover - Monkey Fetus.

The dawn of life, revolutionary prenatal photographs of humans and animals. Gay marriage. Political primer, what really separates Democrats from Republicans. Little boy falls into gorilla cage in Illinois zoo, photos by Bob Allison of Binti Jua and boy. 25th anniversary of the silicon chip, a neat article about computer development. Life goes on Shore leave with two sailors in New York City, Smith and Ross. Great page and a half photo of runner Aimee Mullins with two specially made leg prostheses for running, Paralympics. Sailors Rusty Smith and Andrew Ross visit New York City on leave, USS John F. Kennedy. 8 page glossy color pages of ads for Canon printers. A nice article about gay marriage, including STeve Habgood and Mark Sadlek. Gorgeous underwater photos by Howard Schatz, ballet dancer Katita Waldo.
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Life Magazine December 1996Life Magazine December 1996 : Cover - Statue of Virgin Mary.

The mystery of virgin Mary, mother of Jesus. Pennsylvania's Bruderhof community. Father - daughter relationships, Leon Borensztein and daughter Sharon. Mechanical heart. Christmas celebrations around the world. Photo essay - railroads, O. Winton Link. Sxi page fold-out color ad for Malboro cigarettes. Very neat full page color ad for Toyota RAV4 with Mount Moran inside it. Page and a half photo of little Kristina Jacobson running away from the overturned car in which she had been kidnapped - armed police all around, Yoncalla, Oregon. The huge AIDs quilt laid out in the Washington DC Captial mall. Christmas around the world. Advice from old to new - Robin Williams and Jonathan Winters, Chet Atkins and Suzy Bogguss, Cissy and Whitney Houston, Camilee Paglia and Harold Bloom, Rockhead Johnson and Jim Brown. Nice full page Milk ad with Patrick Ewing. Heart Transplants and Artificial hearts.
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Life Magazine January 1997Life Magazine January 1997 : Cover - Wedding of JFK, Jr. and Carolyn Bessette Kennedy.

Collector's Edition : The year in Pictures, 1996. America mourns the victims of TWA 800 and Valujet 592. Mars rocks - aliens invade. Super kids. Much more! Two page yellow and colorful MSN ad. Two page Marlboro cigarettes ad with hokey use of three different cowboy images laid into same picture. Nice photo of Cross-country skier on Brooklyn Bridge in blizzard. Good photo of Eldrick "Tiger" Woods - golf rookie of the year. A humorous photo of five photographers taking a picture of a missing cat - Socks, the First Cat of the Whitehouse. Big two page sad photo of Julie Stuart, Claire Phythian and Heidi Snow on the beach marking the first anniversary of the explosion of TWA flight 800. Another sad photo, this one of Ekaterina Gordeeva performing an ice skating routine alone after her husband and partner died suddenly. Much more!!
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Life Magazine February 1997Life Magazine February 1997 : Cover - Human skeleton.

A fantastic journey through the human body. A 21st century look at how doctors will see us and heal us. How one death-row prisoner found afterlife on the Internet. Michael Jennings of East Providence, Rhode Island, with a brain tumor. Life goes to an enchanted Carnevale in Venice. Photo essay - Eli Reed's America.
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Life Magazine March 1997Life Magazine March 1997 : Cover - Pygmy Loris and Orangutan.

Miracle babies - endangered species back from the brink of extinction, zoo successes. Painter Andrew Wyeth at 80 - great article. Ice skating on Holland's frozen canals. Rondie Harris and the story of her intestinal disease and multiple transplants. Rather funny two page photo and text of napkin covered diners eating the Ortolan, a small bird and protected species. Astounding photo of fancy country home high and dry, but completely surrounded by water, New Jerusalem, California. Photo showing the cruelty of 24 school boys chained together in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Wonderful two page photo (no captain) with barber giving a little boy a haircut in a barber chair shaped like a red car - Life is a journey. Full page color Waltham pet care ad with Dr. Angele Thompson and a golden lab. Liz Smith, the queen of kiss and tell. Full page MILK ad with swimmer Amy Van Dyken. Ice skating in Netherlands, computer enhanced photos by Co Rentmeester. Charming full page Baked Lays potato chips ad with three lovely ladies in black, one is Miss Piggy. Photographer Robert Capa.
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Life Magazine April 1997Life Magazine April 1997 : Cover - Liz Taylor.

Exclusive, from her hospital bed Elizabeth Taylor takes about hopes, fears and brain surgery. A church for the 21st century. Fossil rustlers and flying sheep, photo essay of the showdown between the old and new West. David Baileys photographs rock and roll music. Life goes on the road with the worlds baddest birders, Paul Pratt, Glenn Gervais, Tom Hince, Bruce Di Labio - World Series of birding. Whitney Lee killed by a drunk driver, and his punishment. Angelo Ntibagilisirwa Ntabambe, Hutu refugee child reunited with parents.
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Life Magazine May 1997Life Magazine May 1997 : Cover - Sara Hogenson, Asthma sufferer.

Breathe easy, new discoveries, smarter drugs, breakthrough therapies for allergies or asthma. 1997 dream house inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and designed by Taliesin. Photographer Art Wolfe captures the postmodern look of age-old tribes. Life goes the distance with hundreds of fleet footed basset hound dogs. Why does a 67 year-old blind woman adopt handicapped kids no one else will take, Norma Claypool. Rap Singers Salt-N-Pepa. Galen Rowell reaches the top of the world, tiny Oodaaq Island.
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Life Magazine June 1997Life Magazine June 1997 : Cover - Titanic sinking.

Titanic fever, why we can't look away from disasters, includes story of survivor Michel Navratil, art by Ken Marschall, many different disasters. Chelsea Clinton's last days at home. Looking ahead to when China takes over Hong Kong, David Tang, Bryan Dutton, Christina Lai, Rev. Peter Kwong, Lawrence Wong and jockeys,Jackie Chan. Landscape artist Wallace Huntington. Full page color MILK ad with Andrew L. Cohen, Darcy Covington, Joseph Feskanin, and the Law Enforcement Academy Class of Ankeny, Iowa. Horrible photo of woman Hutu refugee from Rwanda dying in Zaire. Very cool page and a half color photo of contortionist Karima Zaripova. Replica slave ship at Detroit's new Museum of African American History, with Lavern Homan. Photo of a saxaphone player and Hale-Bopp comet, in Hell's Half Acre, Wyoming. Two page travel ad for Chicago with Roger Ebert. Two page State Farm Insurance ad with Florence Denomme, Angel of the Desert, Gila River Indian Reservation. The Soviet Union and the United States are in the space program together, nice big feature, Star City. The photos of Stan Grossfeld, children in trouble, Fida Sherafi, Emir Guintana, many other stories.
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Life Magazine July 1997Life Magazine July 1997 : Cover - Astrology signs.

Astrology - why so many of us now believe the stars reflect the soul. Yellowstone National Park at 125, includes a curious shot of bicycles on the various layers of Mammoth Hot springs - great article. At home with the boss, Bruce Springsteen - a big article with lots of candid photos. Aaron Collado and single father Daniel Collado, both with AIDS. The town of Laguna, California recreates 1862 photo of Lincoln with real people. The robot named Skin Deep shows different human emotions. Neat two page photo of the public laundry area in Bombay, India. Cool photo of a tornado in downtown Miami. Happy photo of Ahn Sun-kook and his family as they reach freedom outside of North Korea. Artist Josephine Stapleton creates an American flag using milk jugs filled with colored liquid. Two page centerspread State Farm insurance ad featuring Jackie Robinson, baseball player. Photographer Katerina Jebb - she uses a copy machine for interesting results, includes models Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Kirsty Hume, Katherine Boone. Humorous photo os John Maich of New Guinea with some huge green beans. Full page Head and Shoulders shampoo ad with waiters at the Marche in Chicago.
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Life Magazine August 1997Life Magazine August 1997 : Cover - Shoulder massage.

The healing power of touch, massage, includes premature Brandan Owens, Maria Hernandez-Reif. The day Elvis died, plus Eliv retrospective. Remembering Jimmy Stewart, nice feature piece with good vintage photos. American shopping malls, includes Parma, Ohio, Parmatown mall, Dan Wallon, Nancy and Peter Seelig, Ernie Szollosi, Mike Pillar, Parma Entertainers with Carol Lange, Nashalaine Jones, Loretta Moore, Donna Goodwin, Teresa Papanek, Vanessa Wakut, Brenda Lovell, Shaun Filley, Mike Lemieux. Closeup - Mel Gibson. The Bolshoi Ballet, includes Nadezhda Gracheva, Tatyana Rastorgueva, Anna Ivanova, Gennadiy Yanin, Mark Peretokin, Nina Semizorova, Anna Antonicheva. Steve Wulf gets to be the team mascot, the Manatee, Florida Marlins baseball. Life goes to the Burning Man Festival, Gerlach, Black Rock, Nevada. Full page color MILK ad with Michael Johnson in a running starting-block pose. Full page color FloVent asthma medicine with runner Jackie Joyner-Kersee. To page State Farm Insurance ad with Space Flight Director Gene Granz. Full page color Doral cigarettes ad with Joy Franklin of Decatur. Two page color General Motors ad with ski area theme and license LUV2SKI. The amazing photos of Don McCullin, India. Humorous photo of golfer Tiger Woods in a bunker, only his head shows.
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Life Magazine Fall 1997Life Magazine Fall 1997 : Cover - Famous people from the millennium.

Special double issue : The Millennium, 100 events that changed the world. Humorous two page color Hewlett Packard ad with Will Simpson, Richard Simpson and fish. History of fixing the calendar. The Rosetts stone. Elvis Presley. The Olympics, with super photo of sprinter Dennis Mitchell. Don Quixote. Spanish Armada. Anesthesia. Haiti gets its freedom. Japan opens its door. India gains its independence. Checking accounts. Coca-cola. Suez canal. Dolly, the first cloned mammal. Cathedral at Chartres. Simon Bolivar. The sewing machine. Dynamite. X-rays. The toilet. Newspapers. Birth control. Benjamin Spock. Tobacco. The ice box and refrigerator. Timepieces. U.S. Civil War. Striking oil. Water purification.Gregor Mendel and heredity and genetics. Potatoes. Telegraph. Vote for women. Capitalism. Albert Einstein and relativity, atomic bomb. French revolution. Space flight to the moon. Wright brothers and first flight. Tea. And MUCH MUCH more. This is a very interesting and readable issue - it will absorb you.
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Life Magazine September 1997Life Magazine September 1997 : Cover - Oprah.

The secret inner life of America's most powerful woman, Oprah Winfrey. Chameleons - super piece. Buying arms (stingers, guns, missiles) in Darra, near Peshawar, Pakistan. Photographer Gordon Parks. Two page color United States Postal Service ad, one page is a large reproduction of the 32 cent Humphrey Bogart stamp. Neat two page color Allegra allergy medicine ad with woman wind surfing in a field of wheat. Two page Radisson hotels ad featuring Concierge Roberto Vidas. Super creepy two page photo of white supremacist women hatemongers giving the Hitler salute in Hayden Lake, Idaho, Aryan Nations.Two page photo of an abandoned baby in China, resulting from the one-child policy and the preference for boys. Dramatic photo of the Australian team fallen in the river after a bridge collapses, Maccabiah Games in Israel. Photo of astronaut Mike Foale, getting ready for his trip to Mir. Jack Walsh dives into a small pool from 8 stories up. Interview with director Martin Scorsese. Cute two page color Nissan Altima ad with crowd of policemen at a donut shop. Larry Towell shows the world from his front porch, photos and text. Full page Pedigree dog food ad with Dr. Fran Smith and adorable puppy.
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Life Magazine October 1997Life Magazine October 1997 : Cover - Toddler in prison.

Babies behind bars, photo essay of the children of women in prison - a grim story, includes Xheronte Lynch, Randy Whiteley, Christina Pitzer, Kumi Gray. It's not easy being JFK Jr., the trials of a famous life, John F. Kennedy, Jr. Diana Golden of Bristol, Rhode Island, her story (disabled skier, winner of gold in Calgary Olympics, multiple cancer survivor). Full page MILK ad with magician David Copperfield. A very nice editor's note about Janet Berman, who just died in a car accident. Wild photo of a goat fetus in an artificial womb, Koyo Yoshida. Pretty darn weird photo of Benjamin Netanyahu and his family on the beach surrounded by security guards. Two page photo of Rika Matsuda who has just survived the crash of Korean Air Flight 801. An interview with Bob Newhart. 1997 Travel directory, a big advertising section. Two page State Farm insurance ad with Rick Hansen, wheelchair athlete and hero. Frans Lanting goes into the wild for amazing wildlife photos. The artistic photos of Felice Frankel. Funny photo from an art exhibit in Helsinki, Life imitates art.
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Life Magazine November 1997Life Magazine November 1997 : Cover - Princess Diana.

Collector's edition : Diana - portrait of a lady, her favorite photographers, her favorite photos. Final journey of Mother Teresa. Macaque attack, monkey business on a Thai city's streets. Women boxers, Biloxi, Mississippi, Kathy Collins, Christine Dupree, Franki Globuschutz, Yvonne Trevino, Tracy Byrd, Faye, Nora Daigle, Shirely Prescott, Baby Doll Riley, and others.. Veterans of the "war to end all wars" take a bittersweet look back across eight decades, includes Herbert Young, Charles Town, Marie Odee Johnson, Matthew R. Tibby, James G. Dunton, Cadet Shirer. Project Bandaloop dancers on the face of El Capitan, rock climbing dancers, photos by Galen Rowell. Full page color MILK ad with a young Martha Stewart and a Holstein cow. Cute two page color Hewlett Packard Deskjet printer ad with cat, mouse and copy of mouse hole. Paparazzi Weegee. Animals and people made with fruit and vegetables, Joost Elffers. Full page Radisson Hotels ad with Concierge Addis Rezene and a two-year-old. Amazing photos of dancers by Howard Schatz, including Askia Swift. Humorous photo of bingo game in Roswell, New Mexico with alien participating.
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Life Magazine December 1997Life Magazine December 1997 : Cover - Michael Jackson holding his baby son.

What is the soul? - Deepak Chopra, Shirley MacLaine, Marianne Williamson, Rev. George Foreman and others. Anorexia, Sarah Love, Jayme Porter and Julie Porter - insurance companies refuse to pay for help. Three Tibetan children leave to seek an education in a free land, Nancy Jo Johnson, Lhasa, Lharkha, Norden and Tenzin - a wonderful article. Full page color Christopher Radko fine glass Christmas ornaments ad. Full page photo of Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones. A very nice editor's note about writer Brad Darrach who had just died at 76. Curious and odd ski theme General Foods International Coffees ad for Suisse Mocha. Photo of a Kurdish victim of land mines in Iraq. Charming photo of twins and triplets at Big Ridge Elementary School in Tennessee. Amazing set of photos of a man whose pants were caught on the horn of a bull and subsequently stripped all the way off. Photo of Matthew Eappen who died while under the care of his au pair. Photo of women in a harem in Brunei, story includes Shannon Marketic and Revecca Ferratti. Two page Zocor ad featuring Mike Vaughn. An interview with producer Debbie Allen. 6 page fold-out Olympus camera ad that includes two page photo of baby Jake, October 5, 1997. Full page MILK ad with Ron Howard, second full page of same from Andy Griffith show. Landscape photos of Stephen Johnson. Great photo of tiny kid Shinkaruk on the ice with the Calgary Hitmen hockey team.
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Life Magazine January 1998Life Magazine January 1998 : Cover - Princess Diana.

Collector's Edition - The Year in Pictures, 1997. Young women disposing of unwanted babies, Vanessa Gomez, Georgia Bowen, Linda Chu and other cases, the following four are trash sorters who have found dead infants - Jennifer Edwards, Mark Mitchell, Louis White, Albert Milligan, Debi Faris and the Garden of Angels. Photo essay - strong women, Fiona Apple, Gabrielle Reece, Jada Pinkett, Venus Williams, Mehgan Heaney-Grier, Mary Karr. Space man of the year, Mike Foale, space station. Full page color MILK ad with Ron Howard. Short follow-up on Aaron Collado and his father (see July 1997). Short follow-up on Ken Kast and Katya Kast (see February 1994). The comet Hale-Bopp. The Death of Princess Diana. Pathfinder mission to Mars. Dolly, the first cloned mammal, sheep, Ian Wilmut. Au Pair Louise Woodward and the accidental death of her charge. Rwandan Hutu refugees. The flood in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Deep Blue beats chess player Garry Kasparov. Kenny and Bobbi McCaughey of Carlisle, Iowas have septuplets. The death of Mother Teresa. The death of William S. Burroughs. And other deaths of famous people such as golfer Ben Hogan.
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Life Magazine February 1998Life Magazine February 1998 : Cover - Man trying to sleep, looks like Tom Hanks but might be author Robert Sullivan.

Why 70 million of us are sleepless in America - what you can do about it. Insomnia. Two page color Marlboro ad with usual studly cowboy in leather, red shirt, branding irons in fire. The 1998 LIFE dream house by architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen, a glass house. Prepping for the winter Olympics in Nagano, article includes a cool night photo of Donna Weinbrecht on skis on the empire state building, twin towers in background - other olympic athletes in sports gear in neat poses in their home town. Master Portrait artist Chuck Close, after a paralyzing spinal injury. Lovely full page color photo on one of the contents page, Laura Ettlinger pregnant - other ladies inside. Michael Carneal shoots eight schoolmates at Heath High School in West Paducah, Kentucky - two page photo, some text. Adrian Targett is a decendent of 9,000 year old skeleton discovered in Cheddar, England. Charming photo of Gereco Buckner with firemen, Memphis. A buddhist monastery cares for the dying, offering a model of compassion and grace, AIDS patients, Thailand. Photographer Jeff Rotman and fish. Charming pair of photos of Shannon Phillips and Ann Connell. Two page State Farm Insurance ad with Barbara Jordan. Full page color MILK ad with Larry King.
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Life Magazine March 1998Life Magazine March 1998 : Cover - Girl holding up photo.

Kids' pictures to God - what children want God to see. Bobby Kennedy Jr. remembers his younger brother Michael Kennedy. Grand Forks, North Dakota rebuilds after the big flood, includes photos of Mike Swang, GReg Stennes, Dave Homstad, Haley Fore, Holly Hangsleben, Lynsey Mitzel, Roy Neuman, and others. . Amateur dancer Robert Lipsyte, ballroom dance competition, the rumba. The last of the whale hunters, Indonesia, Lembata. Great two page photo of postman Darrell Hafford sliding through his rounds in Auburn, Maine after a huge ice storm. Horrible photo of a bunch of dogs crammed in a cage on the back of a little motorbike in South Korea, on their way to be killed and eaten. Photo of Terry and Melba Hall as their farm was being auctioned off in Maryland. Vik Muniz creates portraits out of sugar. Neat two page Allegra allergy medicine ad with windsurfer in grass field.
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Life Magazine Spring 1998Life Magazine Spring 1998 : Cover - The best magazine photography of the year, the first annual Alfred Eisenstaedt awards.

Hundreds of pictures and the stories behind them. Collector's edition, the Eisie Issue. Two page DiGiorno pizza ad with three boy scouts (cub scouts), Woodchucks. Full page Motrin ad with rowdy rock climbing scene, mountain cliff. Full page Allegra allergie medicine ad with man skiing in flowers. Full page Killogg's cereal ad with older man carrying surfboard. And - of course - hundreds of prize winning photos from the year. Among much more, subjects include Kryvorivnya, Lynn Johnson (Paralympics), Norma Claypool, shackled prisoner giving birth, Elizabeth Taylor after brain surgery, Rahamou, land mine victims in Kabul, photos of Larry Towell and much more.
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Life Magazine April 1998Life Magazine April 1998 : Cover - Strand of DNA. Were you born that way?

Personality, temperament, even life choices, new studies show it's mostly in your genes (obesity, aggression, optimism, addiction, more), Tess Jouany, Kent Karieva, Paula Sylvester, Roy Norvell Graham, Michael Kay-McGrail, Kid Congo Powers. Worship in the shadow of religious persecution. Tide pools. A Miner Miracle, Kathy Miner, An entrepreneur suits up low-income women for the job market, Bianca Gonzalez, Teleatha Davis, Gaynor Breedon. Moscow's top brass invade Wakefield, Massachusetts. Legendary Blues musicians and their admirers talk about blues. Photography Evgen Bavcar. A year in the life of an apple orchard. Two page State Farm insurance ad featuring Florence Denomme, poverty fighter, Angel of the Desert, Gila River Indian Reservation. Photo of the Tax Police Department's Physical Protection Squad in Russia, tax collectors that look like swat team members. Photo of storm surge in the home Marilyn Lane in Solimar Beach, California. Wonderful four page fold-out color composite photo of the four seasons on the Dr. Davies Farm in Congers, New York. That gorgeous photo of Tennessee's Mystery FAlls straight drop in a cave. Full page MILK ad with Ron Howard.
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Life Magazine May 1998Life Magazine May 1998 : Cover - The septuplets.

Exclusive, raising the septuplets : Nathan, Brandon, Kenny, Joel, Alexis, Kelsey, and Natalie McCaughey. Cancer vaccines : teaching the body to cure itself. Bill Bryson spends three months hiking along the Appalachian Trail. Saving the Orangutans in borneo, Birute Galdikas. Kevin Uliassi, balloonist. Artist Albert Wagner, faith in paint. Photos - New York city then and now.
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Life Magazine June 1998Life Magazine June 1998 : Cover - Doctor David Loxterkamp delivering a baby in Belfast, Maine.

What makes a good doctor? Practicing medicine the old-fashioned way. Psychics. Bob Hope at 95. Father's day photos. Honoring RFK. Polar bears. Redefining beauty - albinos, albinism. A shipwreck survived, 1904 sinking of General Slocum. Two page State Farm insurance ad with Flight Director Gene Kranz, space program. Full page color Zyrtec allergy medicine ad. Two page photo of Akuac Malong and friend in Sudan, caption pertains to Islamic soldiers enslaving women and children of other faiths. Two page color photo of two men working on the face of the Crazy Horse Memorial. Odd two page color photo of company field trip in Korea where workers are doing exercises on their backs in the mud (Fun!). Full page photo of Francina Diamini crying at a funeral in South Africa. Juan Romero thirty years after the JFK assassination. Lovely aerial photos of patterns caused by farming. Photos from the first year of Ella Rosalind Baker.
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Life Magazine July 1998Life Magazine July 1998 : Cover - Thurston High school students from Springfield, Oregon.

Stopping the bullets : heroes of a high school shooting, Jacob Ryker, Adam Walburger, Douglas and David Ure, Joshua Ryker, Travis Weaver, Tiffany Wright, Michael Peebles, Loni Wilson, Kelly West, also Anna Esselstyn, Levi Johnson, Tony Case, killer Kipland Kinkel, Mikael Nickolauson victim, Ben Walker victim, more. TWA Flight 800 reconstructed. Disco rediscovered. Maya Angelou's birthday. The eagle lady, Jean Keene in Homer, Alaska. Mississippi river cleanup, Chad Pregracke, Rodney Shaw, Jim Jaggers. Animal E.R., Boston's Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, Donna Snow, Dr. Manning, more. Coney Island around the clock. Best car ad EVER - Nissan Altima. Two page State Farm insurance ad featuring Dr. Wiliam and Kathy Magee, Operation Smile. Odd two page colorful Doral cigarettes ad with hot air ballooning theme. Letter to the editor from JoAnne Smith and Melissa Fenchel of Waterford, Michigan pertaining to the American Basset Waddle. India and Pakistan both set off nuclear explosions and their populations are proud while the rest of the world is less so. Photo of train pile-up from crash of Inter-City Express train en route to Hamburg, Germany. Photo and caption about brutal chaos in Sierra Leone. Odd photos of Coney Island night and day by Georgia Kokolis.
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Life Magazine August 1998Life Magazine August 1998 : Cover - tornado and forest fire.

Weather : 16,367 dead and $45.2 billion in damage, what you can do about it. A day in the life of John Dickson, garbage collector in Seattle. Tragedy in Colebrook, New Hampshire - shooting of Dennis Joos, Scott Phillips, Lester Lord, Vickie Bunnell. Dog day care (great article) : KETCH K-9 Educational Training Center of Hillsborough. Cuba's great pitcher Orlando Hernandez flees to America. The Carousel and Red Grooms. Manta Rays. Roberto Arno, his deformity, and his incredible spirit in over-coming the handicap. Two Page State Farm Insurance ad with Coach Eddie Robinson. Letters to the Editor include letters from Fred J. Frank of Las Cruces, Amy L. Watt of New Cumberland, West Virginia, Maya Spier of Olympia, Washington. Two page photo from Puerto Rico of Raul Santana knocked out in a riot. Gruesome closeup of the bumper of the truck behind which James Byrd Jr. was dragged to death by racists Lawrence Russell Brewer, Shawn Allen Berry and John William King. Photos of Antigona Tishukaj, her mother Lumnie and Rexhe Caca, Albania. Photo of twister damage in Spencer, South Dakota, home toppled in mud slide in Laguna Niguel, California, much more weather-related carnage.
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Life Magazine September 1998 Life Magazine September 1998 : Cover - Tony Bennett, Martha Stewart, Courteney Cox, Al Roker, the best thing I learned in school.

Others address the same question : Chris Rock, Wally Lamb, Faith Hill, Dean Ornish, John Kerry, Harvey Keitel, Frank McCourt, Tim Russert, Willie Nelson, Kristen Johnston, Adam Sandler, Aretha Franklin, and Emeril Lagasse. 10 ways you can improve American education. Cojoined twins Abby and Brittany Hensel and their eighth summer - another wonderful article. Full page Radisson hotels ad with bartender Amber Carson-Davis. A large number of letters to the editor pertaining to the massacre in Springfield, Oregon (see July 1998 LIFE magazine). Neat photo - group weddings in Jordan save money. Photo of the grim aftermath in Nairobi, Kenya just after the bombing of the US embassy. A photo from the wedding of Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel. Abraham Zapruder's shocking home movie of the assasination of JFK. Rocket boys, rocket builders, more, Homer Hickam, Jr., Sherman, O'Dell, Sonny. Page and a half color photo of the Blue Lagoon spa in Iceland, emphasizing the geothermal plant. The simple life on Turtle Island, Eustace Conway and back to nature lifestyle. The remains of Pat Blassie are indentified, he was the unknown soldier for Vietnam. New Jersey pageant for Inner Beauty, Ms. Housing Authority Pageant, Keyonna Bellamy, Larrita Jackson, Jasmine Jeffress, Heather Ellis, Latoya Houseman, Shaunetta Ransom, Shannon Scott, Nevada Hall, Jaquita Evans, Crystal Hawkins, Lakeedah Greene, Sakinah Dortch, Danielle Mickens, Shaneale Brown. A day in the life of an airplane mechanic, Dough Dixon, American Airlines.
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Life Magazine October 1998Life Magazine October 1998 : Cover - John Glenn, returns to space.

The Last hero - astronaut John Glenn, story includes other astronauts as well and Chuck Yeager. A Louisiana Grandma fights big industry, Esmelda West goes to Tokyo, Japan. Waiting for the Virgin Mary, the madonna in Conyers, Georgia at Nancy Fowler farm. Wyeth's lost masterpiece. Raising Cheetahs, David and Carol Cawthra Hopcraft. Winners at the Iowa state fair, includes Lillian Myers, Kelsi Baker, Leah Campbell, Gary James Chilton and others. Mercury Seven and flying ace Chuck Yeager. A day in the life of Laura Droge, Pony girl. Neat two-page Timex expedition watch ad with backcountry skiing / ski mountaineering theme. Two page State Farm Insurance ad with Rick Hansen who traveled around the world by wheelchair. Photos of Laura Droge with a horse in Elmont, New York, more, pony girl. Photo of Joe Pike doing the Mudpit bellyflop at the Redneck Games in Dublin, Georgia. Life with Cheetah Shallah, David and Carol Cawthra Hopcraft. The poetry section includes full page photos of Donna Bickel, Martin B. Miller and Jaik, Steve Conteaguero, Howard Michael Henderson, and smaller photo of Lawrence Broch.
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Life Magazine November 1998Life Magazine November 1998 : Cover - Christopher Reeve.

Thanksgiving : 100 best things about America now. Keiko goes home to Iceland. Christopher Reeve counts his blessings. Former prostitutes - quitting the streets, Agnes MercurioNichole Sylvia-Zeno, Norma Hotaling, Autumn Burris, Betty Ricks - good for them, they look happier now! Four adventurers cross the Atlantic in a homemade raft, Betsy Terrell, David Pearlman, Rodger Doncaster, Edward Garry, the Floating Neutrinos. Backstage at the Emmys. Residents of a fading Florida community make a stand to save it, Stiltsville. Wonderful photo of dinosaur trackway in Bolivia. Verna Johnston, California environmentalist. Very attractive if austere Volkswagen beetle ad, two page, one page color. Two page State Farm insurance ad featuring football coach Eddie Robinson. Two page color MasterCard ad showing lines of South Africans waiting to vote. Gruesome photo of partly completed graft of living hand and arm onto another patient, Clint Hallam. Two page color aerial photo of a row of barns in the Dominican Republic blown away by Hurrican Georges. Photo from the Most Kissable Bald Head contest, kisser Rhonda Taylor. A day in the life of midwife David Paad of Arnold, Maryland. Senate candidate Fred Tuttle - great article. Keiko the killer whale moves from Newport, Oregon to Heimaey, Iceland, Free Willy - multiple photos in colorful Iceland. LIFE's legendary photographers talk : Edward Clark (segregation), Alfred Eisenstaedt (Hitler), Carl Mydans (POW's), Peter Stackpole (Undressing), Jack Birns (severed head, General Ting), Martha Holmes (UnAmerican hearings), and John Dominis (Leopard). Full page photo of Shirley Chisholm, historic African American politician.
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Life Magazine December 1998Life Magazine December 1998 : Cover - Words "Frank McCourt : when you think of God what do you see? (author of Angelas Ashes).

Around the world on the Queen Elizabeth 2. In search of the man called Moses. U.S. prisoners are providing wheelchairs and hope for disabled people in two dozen countries. Gail's gift - her letters after death, Gail Farrow, Ronald Watson. Harp music for the dying. Life in India, true colors. A day in the life of tree farmer Bill Dennis. Two page State Farm insurance ad with Dr. William and kathy Magee of Operation Smile (cleft palates, more). Photo of men looking at portraits of Sikh leaders in the Golden temple museum in Punjab. Lovely two page photo of Saturn. Two page photo of Whyudi working from a jermal fishing platform in Indonesia. Creepy full page photo of Richard Osborn of Natrona, Wyoming with a sign in support of the murder of a gay student in Laramie. Full page photo of Bedrie Saferi feeding her orphaned neice in Yugoslavia. Full page American Greetings ad includes sample card (not always present). Photo of the Munchkins today (the actors that played in the Wizard of Oz). The gift of life - Organ transplants, includes Michael Scozzaro, Tommy Warren, Joyce Willig. The story of Gail Farrow, AIDS victim. Photo essay on frost, snow and ice.
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Life Magazine January 1999Life Magazine January 1999 : Cover - Special Issue - 1998 The Year in Pictures, collector's edition.

Heroes of the year, including Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, Katie Couric, Dennis Slamon, Louis Ignarro, Morris Dees, Ellie Dahmer, Sang Lan, Winston Sie, Shirley Bumgardner, Margaret Rowe, John Glenn, Keith Ursel, Muhammad Ali. Sequels to 1998 stories, McCaughey septuplets, Hensel twins and others. A dozen endangered plants and animals making a comeback. Funny photo of flamingos in the men's room during Hurricane Georges. Photo of the rusty bumper of a truck - gruesome reminder of the James Byrd Jr. murder story. Winners of "I want to Meet" contest. Vikki Sloviter with Betty Tisdale. Hope Lobkowiez with dolphins. Amanda Edmundson with Rosie O'Donnell. A story doesn't appear in LIFE because Chuck Hirshberg and Susan WAtts are kidnapped in Honduras and lose the film and notes. Two page color Milk ad with the cast from Frazier. Neat two page State Farm Insurance ad with golfer Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, vintage photo. Sad two page photo of starving children in Sudan. Wild two page photo of devastation in Honduras after Hurricane Mitch. Yankees Chuck Knoblauch, Joe Girardi, and Mriano Rivera celebrate a record 125 wins. Two page Chevrolet ad with hockey player Cammi Granato. Runner Florence Griffith Joyner dies in her sleep at age 38.
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Life Magazine February 1999Life Magazine February 1999 : Cover - Queen Noor and King Hussein of Jordan, including photo of them on a motorcycle.

The Science of Love : what researchers now know about how we fall in love and why we stay in love. Sobriety High - where troubled teens get a clean start, incluldes Simone Simon, Samantha Seul, Barrett Benson, Seth Redmond, Judi Hanson, Megan Carruth, Lior Sztainer, Andrew Rodriguez, Andrew Pratt, and others. Helicopter named Bubba tops off the West Baden Springs Hotel. Getting roses from the grower to the lover. Blind rock climber Erik Weihenmayer. Life in capitalist china. Sarah Knauss, at 118, is the world's oldest living person. Small photo of Gerald and Zita McNicholl in West Cork, Ireland, 1940. Two page photo of Moo Dang jumping rope in Thailand, brass neck coils, Kayan ethnic group. Very crowded photo from Dino Beach Water Park in Shanghai, China, plus other photos of modern life in China. A day in the life of war reporter Christiane Amanpour. The article on love includes Nancy & Carroll O'Connor, Mary Tyler Moore & Robert Levine, Alan & Denise Jackson, Kirk & Anne Douglas, Mavis & Jay Leno, George & Barbara Bush, Darryl & Charisse Strawberry, Mary & Mike Wallace, Al & Tipper Gore. The business of roses. The mountain lion and cubs.
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Life Magazine Spring 1999Life Magazine Spring 1999 : Cover - a selection of photos.

Including storm-whipped people in Hurrican Georges in Florida, and President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky in a clinch (voted the most significant impact, single frame). This is a Special Issue - The Best Magazine photography of the year. Great two page photo of fruit seller and fiddler in Scott, Mississippi taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt in 1936. The issue pertains to the Eisie awards. Chilling photos of folks holding their guns and asserting their right to own a gun, photos by Zed Nelson. Tom Stoddart's awful and excellent photos of famine in Sudan. Very cute photo of tennis player Anna Kournikova all in red. More photos by others of famine in Sudan. Full page photo of Serge Obolensky who had lost both arms playing with explosives. Great feature on fashion photographer Deborah Turbeville. Lots of great camera ads.
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Life Magazine March 1999Life Magazine March 1999 : Cover - Teenager Katie Homes of Dawson's Creek.

The secret lives of teens, they tell us their private thoughts on sex, drugs, parents, and more - includes teens Christin Maxwell, Chris Mabry, Arielle Angel, Emily Urich, Monica Orbe, Mikeal Earle Jr., Joann Kang, Arielle Etienne, Kenny Rodriguez, . Minnesota's governor Jesse Ventura gives politics a new look. Vintage photos of Oscar night. Clyde Spivey and his do-it-yourself funeral. Circus school in Brooklyn. U.s. military doctors help injured in Honduras after Hurricane Mitch. Dublin Ireland cowboys. Very Gruesome photo of mass grave in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. Paramedics Thomas Gangone and Erik Alberti.
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Life Magazine April 1999Life Magazine April 1999 : Cover - The Shows that changed America.

60 years of Network television (I love Lucy. The Simpson's. Big Bird, Dallas, 60 minutes and others). Prince William Sound ten years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill. The great African cyberbiking expedition by Dan Buettner and Beth Wald. Last days at the Leprosarium, leprosy hospital in Louisiana. A huge museum of bugs, insects. Basketball star Chamique Holdsclaw helps girls pursue hoop dreams. Backstage secrets of the Ringling Brothers Circus. Coal miners in Vietnam. Championship Girl Scout cookie selling. A day in the life of debutante Catharine Elizabeth Hamilton.
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Life Magazine May 1999Life Magazine May 1999 : Cover - Gwyneth Paltrow and her mother Blythe Danner.

How much like Mom are you? What we learn from our mothers, what our daughters learn from us, by Cokie Roberts. Two page State Farm Insurance ad (Salutes LIFE Heroes) with NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz. Photo of five year-old Hanife Kalisi in a car, coming to Macedonia from Kosovo. Full page Pentax camera ad with troop of Little Badgers (like boy scouts) and their woman troop leader. Hot air balloonist Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones make it back to earth in Breitling Orbiter 3 after circumnavigating the globe non-stop. Crash of Amtrak's City of New Orleans train in Illinois. Dr. Jack Kevorkian trial. Full page MILK ad with Whoopi Goldberg. Refuges from Kosovo. Young artist Desmond Blair. Mother daughter article includes Cokie Roberts, Diana Ross, Maryann Downs and Melanie Rosa, Johanna Hoagland and Erika Enslin-Franklin, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Jane GinsburgTippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith, Janet Hall and Jamie Grice, Roselyn P. Epps and Roselyn E. Epps, Naomi, Ashley and Wynonna Judd, etc. Joe Martinez is the Dump Detective in Santa Fe. Degas artwork is in New Orleans. Tunnel diggers in Los Angeles, Eve Reeves, Elim Yoon, Bob LeslieAlex and Hector Barajas, Chukki K. S. Pianist Daniel Barenboim. Cincinnati's Zoo Academy, Janet Ramsey, Gerry Logan, Dante Romine, Glen Schulte, Colleen Allen, Nicole Gilbert, Tim Yauger, Tamara Harris. Breakfast in America, Joe, Heidi Schaeffer, Jasmine Wong, Brian Meenan, David and Janice Stoner, Bob the dog, Judy Brown, Damon Pavlatos, James Perry, Charlee Juarbe and Iris Zorrillo, Julian Oppenheim. Tribute to baseball player Joe DiMaggio. 1999 LIFE Dream house designed by Mulfinger, Susanka, Mahady and partners, in Wayzata, Minnesota.
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Life Magazine June 1999Life Magazine June 1999 : Cover - Steven Spielberg and father.

What makes a good dad? - Life's fatherhood test. Family tales from Doug Flutie, Rob Reiner and others. Antiviolence programs for kids, school violence. Oyo of Uganda, world's littlest king, Toro. Nurse without borders, Mary Lightfine in Kosovo. Pilot Madge Rutherford Minton (see cover story of July 19, 1943) - large follow-up article. What kind of people get married at City Hall?, includes Shirely Campbell and Rhawn Williams, Michele Wallace and Varol Metin, Tanya Ensminger and Francisco Alcantara, Margarita Vetoshnikova and Yury Tsatskin, Sarah Brockie and Drew Bishop, Julie Vavasis and Ralph Vega. Underwater photojournalism by David Doubilet. The high school years of Frank Sinatra. Rosy Diaz and her fight for access to water, Johnny Subdivision in Texas. Rather cute two page color Doral cigarettes ad with little black and white dog and a whole row of bright red fire hydrants. Two page State Farm Insurance ad with Florence Denomme, fighting poverty on the Gila River Indian Reservation. Full page color MILK ad with Melanie Griiffith and kids Alexander, Stella and Dakota. Two page color photo of tornado damage next to the First Baptist Church in Moore, Oklahoma. Two page photo of Jessica Holliday and Diwata Perez mourning the loss of their classmates (shot by fellow classmates) at Columbine High School in Colorado. Two page color Home Depot ad with Paulette Jett. Very cute two page color Merit cigarettes ad with Dashund dog pulling dog sled - alone.
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Life Magazine July 1999 Life Magazine July 1999 : Cover - Baby.

Boy or Girl - what's the difference?, how hormones determine your behavior. Apollo 11 30th anniversary, looking back with the men who walked the moon. America's most unusual dogs. Hard rockers, holy rollers. Boot camp for bull riders, Brett Leffew. Thomas Jefferson's children, Sally Hemings. Kalashnikov kids, abandoned Russian children. Bolivia's Indian miners at Potosi.
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Life Magazine August 1999Life Magazine August 1999 : Cover - Jacqueline Kennedy and daughter Caroline in 1959.

Five years later, remembering Jackie, rare and unpublished pictures and memories from her favorite photographers. The boys of Echo Troop, on patrol with the U.S. Army in Kosovo. Saving the White Sands Mustangs, wild horses. Immigrants - exotic flowers. Baseball played by the old rules. Julia's eye - Julia Ibargolly Leon in Cuba, Orbis flying hospital. Survivors of Cambodia's brutal civil war.
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Life Magazine September 1999Life Magazine September 1999 : Cover - Student Maggie McGregor.

New Trier High School, Northfield, Illinois (see also cover of October 16, 1950). Is your kid's school good enough? Was yours better? School articles include Carrie Brandon at Park School in Mill Valley, Califronia, Ora Breckenridge of Memphis, Mercedes Smith, Samuel Turner IV, others. Two page color Marlboro cigarettes ad with quite a lovely photo of cowboy riding next to reflecting lake with pine trees, humorously wearing yellow slicker on nice day. Two page State Farm Insurance ad featuring "Life hero" football player Chris Zorich. Full page color Oshkosh clothing ad with little Hayes Kimball. Poignant letter to editor from Madge Rutherford Minton pertaining to the death of her husband Sherman A. Minton. Two page color photo of the shrine of candles, flowers and such created following the disappearance of JFK Jrs airplane. Photo and short clip about bicyclist Lance Armstrong winning the Tour de France, his first. Cool photo from Lynn, Massachusetts where a broken water main made a geyser and a flood. Dale Gilsdorf's dilemma - the will to live vs. the right to die. The Hudson river reborn. Fred Rochlin and Old Man in a Baseball Cap. Cold snap, beluga whales and polar bears. Volunteers are restoring planes of World War II, Floyd Bennett Air field, Luciano Barry, Irving Krasner, Arnie Migliaccio, Jimmy Maffucci, Richard Postel, Arthur Kunhardt. The Nuba of Sudan, Africa. Photos retouched through Soviet history.
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Life Magazine October 1999Life Magazine October 1999 : Cover - Great Pictures of the Century and the stories behind them, Collector's Edition.

You will recognize many of these photos and enjoy the stories. Two page State Farm Insurance ad featuring wheel chair athlete Rick Hansen. Full page color Suzuki ad with lots of mud and a Grand Vitara. Cigna health care ad with a feature on the Chris Spielman family. Photojournalism over years including neat two page photo of early flight at Kitty Hawk, Full page photo from the very crowded gold mine in Brazil, Serra Pelada, Two oil-covered petroleum workers trying to cap a well. Photo of Keith Richards backstage at a Rolling Stones concert in 1972. Many, many more photos and whole stories reprinted from the decades past - a neat issue!
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Life Magazine November 1999Life Magazine November 1999 : Cover - Lisa Massaro, waiting for a heart transplant.

Ten thousand miles on ten-inch wings. migrations of the bird Red Knot. Medical disaster team charges into the wraith of Hurricane Floyd. Sibling rivalry at the annual Nantucket - Martha's Vineyard football game. D-Day plus 55, three veterans again on Omaha Beach. American families : Bichelmeyer in Shawnee, Kansas. Brodoff and Grotsky in Lacey, Washington. Brino family in Rosamond, California. David and Celeste Grant in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Armstrong and DeFelice families in Towson, Maryland. Desert Blast, bash of a secret society of pyrotechnists - "If you see someone running, run quickly in the same direction."
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Life Magazine December 1999Life Magazine December 1999 : Cover - Artwork of the Wise men greeting Jesus.

2000 years of Christianity, the meaning of the millennium. Fetal surgery, healing babies before birth. Jeff Rotman and 25 years of photos of sharks. Dancing the Nutcracker at Lincoln Center, Jan Burkhard. Peru's Nazca giant drawings. Five women tell us what they learned from near-death experiences, Vesna Vulovic (plane bombed at 33,000'), Rosmarie Dousse (shot by terrorists), Michelle Funk (66 minutes under icy water), Margaret Crotty (shipwrecked), Delizia Cirolli (cancer). New fashion in Paris - Le Friday Night Fever.
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Life Magazine January 2000Life Magazine January 2000 : Fold-out Cover - JFK, Jr. and Carolyn Bessette Kennedy.

Special issue : 1999 - the year in pictures. Bob Greene, a time for new beginnings. The comeback kid - Patrick Ireland, from the Columbine high school shooting incident. The President's hopes for the new millennium. Cleaning up in the wake of Hurricane Floyd. Kosovo refugee Zyrjete Korqa, Zeta's new home. Life remembers - a fond farewell to the legends who left us.
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Life Magazine February 2000Life Magazine February 2000 : Cover - Celine Dion and Rene Angelil renew their vows.

Celine Dion, why I left it all for love. Cokie and Steve Roberts, making the marriage work. Secrets of the centenarians, how to live past 100 : Harry Shapiro of Pinsk, Russia, Fran Sumner of San Jose, California, Miriam Friedman of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. John Trotter, my life turned upside down after a brutal attack. Aerial portraits of planet earth, including a heart shaped mangrove swamp. Crash test dummies in burning vehicles. A rare California butterfly is making a comeback. Acupuncture for pets.
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Life Magazine March 2000Life Magazine March 2000 : Cover - Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl and Brendan Fehr of TV's Roswell.

UFO's - why do we believe? Quite a beautiful two page color Virginia Slims cigarettes ad that doesn't show any cigarettes or smoking activity! Neat photo of Carnival dancing spinning that makes them look just like tops. Cool photo of an ice temple in China lit up with different colored lights. GREAT photo of Daisy Mora zip lining to school in Colombia (she is nine, brother in attached bag is five). The best Little League in the world, Toms River, New Jersey. The search for extraterrestrial life. Circus Priest, Father Jerry Hogan. The 2000 census, includes photos of Ashley Roy, Ashley Conley, Thelma Moore, Mohammed Hanif, George Taylor, Miguel and Pedro Gallegos Garcia, Pao Yang, Gordon Hastings, Donna Shaw-Coon, and others. Nice photo of Jamie Lee Curtis with surfing gear. Snow geese, doing too well. Loosing a baby, Leslie and Ted Dawdy. . Brazil's version of Mardi Gras, Carnival by photographer Helmut Teissl. Sapphire mines in Madagascar - Includes amazing photos of primitive and dangerous mining techniques.
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Life Magazine April 2000Life Magazine April 2000 : Cover - Pope John Paul.

The Pope travels to the Holy Land and his past. Saving her child, a daring transplant, Blake Bourgeois and Melissa Bourgeois. Jordan's new first family. Tribute to Ed Clark, one of LIFE's finest photographers. Museum goers in Las Vegas are encouraged to touch the art. Life and Times : Joni Mitchell, Rupert Everett, Madonna, Haley Joel Osment, and more. Saving the dead, Kabayan mummies. Today's hot young comics honor the comedians they love.
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Life Magazine Spring 2000Life Magazine Spring 2000 : Cover - The best magazine photos of the year.

Special edition - the 2000 Alfred Eisenstaedt awards, the winning pictures and the stories behind them.
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Life Magazine May 2000Life Magazine May 2000 : Cover - Jason Michael Waldmann Jr., premature baby.

Born too soon, the high-tech, high-risk drama of keeping the tiniest babies alive. Sumarno, A family man in Jakarta proves that hope is stronger than any hardship or handicap. Tornado in Texas, home of Macy and Gilbert Velasquez. Pepper Bonjour and her Bassett hound Dharma nursing squirrel babies and kittens. Follow-ups on past stories in Life magazine : Nguyen Thi Tron by November 8, 1968, Flavio da Silva from 1961, Arabella Churchill from 1954, Sarah Marie Switzer from 1999, Conjoined twins Abigail and Brittany Hensel from 1996. Life trivia : George story appeared as a baby in the first picture in the first issue of Life November 23, 1936 and died on April 4, 2000, only days after it was announced that Life would no longer be published as a monthly. Love in later life : Eve Ferber and Ed Batchelor, Al and Christina Poshusta, Lauvilla and Charlie Cross. This is the last regular issue in the second run of LIFE magazines.
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Time Magazine Winter 2000-2001Life Magazine Winter 2000-2001Life Magazine Winter 2000-2001 : Cover - Photo collage.

Special edition - 2000, the Year in Pictures. NOTE : The magazine has two cover variations, one with TIME and one with LIFE. The inside content is the same. Full page Hewlett Packard ad with Sylvia Earle in color. Y2K. Voting machine fiasco in Broward county, Florida, hanging chads. The election of George W. Bush over Al Gore. Little Elian Gonzalez from Cuba. Declan Buckly and Kevin Goto get marrried. AIDS and Africa. Crash of Concord, Air France flight 4590 in Gonesse. Sinking of the Russian submarine Kursk. Human genome is cracked. Putin consolidates power in an open election. Lots more!
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Life Magazine Fall 2003Life Magazine Fall 2003 : Cover - John F. Kennedy Memorial edition reprint.

40th Anniversary Commemorative Reprint Edition. This is an exact reprint of Life Magazine December 14, 1963, a JFK Special Issue - 1963 : John F. Kennedy Memorial edition. The original cover is repeated inside full size. Including his biography and his most enduring words. It starts with the words - The President's Empty Chair, a stark phrase. Lots of photos, including the inside of the car with a flower bouquet, the film frames of the shooting, sad photos of Jackie smeared with blood, JFK as a youth, on the campaign path, the funeral, military men around the casket in the Great Rotunda, Arlington, Lyndon Johnson, Lee Harvey Oswald, funeral of J. D. Tippit, much more. No ads. See also LIFE Magazine Winter 1988 for another reprint of this issue, this one for the 40th anniversary.
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Life Magazine December 17, 2004 - My favorite picture : Red Sox Curt Schilling (cover), and others. 2004 in pictures.
Life Magazine December 24, 2004 - Bill Murray
Life Magazine February 18, 2005 - Oscar dreams, Virginia Madsen (cover) and others.
Life Magazine February 25, 2005 - Baby Sign language, Little Jack Focker.
Life Magazine March 18, 2005 - Cindy Crawford, Beauty issue.
Life Magazine April 15, 2005 - Nascar's new first family - Kurt Busch and Kyle.
Life Magazine April 22, 2005 - Young horsemen in Philadelphia, Dante with Slick the Pony.
Life Magazine April 29, 2005 - Dallas flower show, Disneyland turns 50.
Life Magazine May 6, 2005 - Everybody loves Mom, includes Patricia Heaton (cover).
Life Magazine June 10, 2005 - Roller coasters.
Life Magazine July 1, 2005 - Joys of Summer, includes Rachel McAdams and Owen Wilson (cover).
Life Magazine July 15, 2005 - Lewis and Clark National Park.
Life Magazine July 22, 2005 - Billy Bob takes you home for the day.
Life Magazine July 29, 2005 - Diane Lane
Life Magazine August 12, 2005 - Thrills at the speedway, includes Robosaurus (cover).
Life Magazine September 2, 2005 - Coldplay, world's hottest band.
Life Magazine September 9, 2005 - 15 top TV shows, includes Grey's Anatomy (cover).
Life Magazine September 16, 2005 - Elijah Wood goes on assignment for LIFE, Electrolux gentlemen.
Life Magazine September 23, 2005 - Return of Sunday Dinner, families together.
Life Magazine September 30, 2005 - America's Number 1 virgin Steve Carell.
Life Magazine October 7, 2005 - Home project hall of fame, includes Katie Brown (cover).
Life Magazine October 14, 2005 - Melissa Etheridge.
Life Magazine October 28, 2005 - Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Life Magazine November 11, 2005 - Top-Secret world of toy making (hottest toys of 2005).
Life Magazine November 25, 2005 - The musical "Rent" with Taye Diggs, Rosario Dawson and Anthony Rapp (Cover).
Life Magazine December 9, 2005 - Christmas temptations, includes chef Nigella Lawson (cover).
Life Magazine December 23, 2005 - Scarlett Johansson.
Life Magazine December 30, 2005 - Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick get the last laugh of 2005.
Life Magazine January 20, 2006 - Health quiz : which brunch plate has fewer calories?
Life Magazine January 27, 2006 - Heather Graham.
Life Magazine February 3, 2006 - Parents of Beyonce (cover), Dave Grohl, Trisha Yearwood and John Legend.
Life Magazine February 17, 2006 - This year's Oscar stars, including Philip Seymour Hoffman (cover).
Life Magazine April 7, 2006 - Flowers with Lost's Emilie de Ravin.
Life Magazine April 14, 2006 - America's coolest churches (smallest, oldest, loudest, wettest, etc.), world's tallest dog.
Life Magazine April 28, 2006 - Prefect weekend drives, includes Joshua Tree (cover).
Life Magazine May 5, 2006 - Mario Batali's Nascar cookout.
Life Magazine May 12, 2006 - A new baby boom?, the Ferguson's of New York (cover), Mother's day special.
Life Magazine May 19, 2006 - 'Da Vinci Code' darling Audrey Tautou.
Life Magazine June 2, 2006 - One man's quest to photograph the world's children, includes Basim Erzouki (cover).
Life Magazine June 9, 2006 - Kyra Sedgwick.
Life Magazine November 3, 2006 - Rap star Jay-Z. (one corner mildly rippled)
Life Magazine December 22, 2006 - Charlotte's Web stars Julia Roberts and Dakota Fanning.
Life Magazine January 5, 2007 - Renee Zellweger (minor water spot, no discoloration, barely visible).
Life Magazine February 23, 2007 - Toyger, 11 month old Sumatra.
Life Magazine January 12, 2007 - Sexiest Dad alive : Patrick Dempsey (with pregnant wife Jillian).
Life Magazine March 2, 2007 - High school band, includes Kellie Evans and Matthew Waldschmitt of Iowa's Ankeny (cover).
Life Magazine April 13, 2007 - Kids show us their favorite things, includes six-year-old Tess (cover).

 

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Life Magazine December 3, 2004 - American Girl doll, 8 year-old Amelia with hers, on set with Leonardo DiCaprio.
Life Magazine December 10, 2004 - World's holiest places, includes Emmanuel Baptist Church in Colorado Springs (cover).
Life Magazine January 14, 2005 - Wall of bags of coffee beans in Colombian warehouse, Your coffee's amazing journey.
Life Magazine January 21, 2005 - Yoga nation (Eva Longoria on cover), heartbreaking images from Tsunami.
Life Magazine January 28, 2005 - Cameraphone revolution (back in non-smart-phone times).
Life Magazine February 4, 2005 - Super bowl legends, includes Jim McMahon (cover), Leonid Stadnik tallest man.
Life Magazine February 11, 2005 - Parents of rockers, includes Alicia Keys (cover), Kanye West, Josh Groban, others.
Life Magazine March 25, 2005 - Bernie Mac Happy Easter, truth about peeps.
Life Magazine April 8, 2005 - Spring Fashion Polka Dots (Debra Messing on cover), Star Wars cast members fashions.
Life Magazine May 13, 2005 - Will Ferrell.
Life Magazine June 3, 2005 - Bringing the King Tut exhibit to Los Angeles.
Life Magazine June 17, 2005 - Famous fathers on what they learned from their kids (cover is Dr. Phil with sons).
Life Magazine June 24, 2005 - Perfect weekend escapes (Pacific Grove California on cover), photos of Nicole Kidman.
Life Magazine August 5, 2005 - Suburbia's surprising house pets (Sinbad the lion on cover), Dukes' General Lee.
Life Magazine August 19, 2005 - My favorite teacher (Sister Margaret and Mariska Hargitay on cover) plus others.
Life Magazine October 21, 2005 - Sexiest cars of 2006, most haunted house in America (Whaley House in San Diego).
Life Magazine November 4, 2005 - Clair Danes, Diane Keaton, and Sarah Jessica Parker, One room school on Isle au Haut.
Life Magazine December 2, 2005 - Pierce Brosnan.
Life Magazine December 16, 2005 - Photos I'll remember by Anderson Cooper (2005 in pictures).
Life Magazine February 10, 2006 - What to watch at Olympics (Apolo Anton Ohno on cover), 7 Texas couples in love.
Life Magazine March 3, 2006 - Oscar's cinderella story of Amy Adams, New Monsters, Inc. ride.
Life Magazine April 21, 2006 - America's endangered species, Ocelot on cover.
Life Magazine May 26, 2006 - Orlando Bloom.
Life Magazine December 8, 2006 - Old fashioned Christmas crafts, Winter in Yellowstone.
Life Magazine December 15, 2006 - Magical holiday deserts, Weird Costume Party (Cartoon Costume Ball, Comic-Con.
Life Magazine January 19, 2007 - Island Escapes (Glada Da Laurentiis on cover), Race to save the language Haida (Alaska).
Life Magazine February 2, 2007 - Sienna Miller in "Factory Girl."
Life Magazine February 9, 2007 - Rock Star James Blunt.
Life Magazine February 16, 2007 - Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls, My first Oscar night by Kate Winslet and others.
Life Magazine March 9, 2007 - New reverse diet (eat dinner for breakfast), Hannah Montana's rising star.
Life Magazine March 16, 2007 - Chris Rock, the star of "I think I love my wife."
Life Magazine March 23, 2007 - Brooke Shields at 41, Easter eggs.
Life Magazine April 6, 2007 - America's coolest churches (Cadet Chapel at US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs on cover).
Life Magazine April 20, 2007 - Presiden't park in South Dakota, Breakfast at busiest iHOP (shows amount cooked)(bumped corner).


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Life Magazine April 1, 2005 - Joys of Small Town living (Greenfield, Iowa on cover), My hometown by John Mellencamp.
Life Magazine November 18, 2005 - Welcome Back Potter (Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe on cover).
Life Magazine Portfolio of Classic LIFE photographs in the 1940s (11x8", about 20 pages) (faintly rippled edge)
Life Magazine Portfolio of Classic LIFE photographs in the 1950s (11x8", about 20 pages) (faintly rippled edge)
Life Magazine Portfolio of Classic LIFE photographs in the 1960s (11x8", about 20 pages) (faintly rippled edge)
Life Magazine Days that Rocked the world (selected iconic moments from the pages of LIFE (10.5x8", 96 pages)
Life Magazine Carries On (Funny photographs from the pages of LIFE) (10.5x8.5", 96 pages)