I recommend that you head over to the My Parents Were Awesome blog. There’s something poignant about this site’s collection of photos, shots of parents submitted by their children. The photographs offer a wide variety of people and poses — humorous, goofy, tender, real — but there’s genuine affection (and some awe) in every one.
The photos run without captions, other than identifying first names. Below you’ll find some of my favorites, but I encourage you to visit the site itself. It’s about the power of accumulated images, scrolling through a great many, rather than any single “great” shot:
Kind of makes you think of Mom and Dad, doesn’t it?
For more background info, you could watch this clip: