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A Timeless Self-Portrait | The “Selfie”

From the Hip Photo

In 2013, the word "selfie" was officially added to the Oxford Dictionary along with "binge-watch" and "twerk", and lives were forever changed. Well, we might be exaggerating a little, but our early-2000's selves were very pleased that there was officially a word to label that weird arm maneuver we did to avoid getting our elbow in the frame with our puckered duck faces. What we failed to realize however in 2013, is that the selfie has been around for ages, we've just failed to call out the OG selfie taker of 1839: Robert Cornelius! This particular genius, set up his camera, ran into the frame, then replaced the lens cap. Just as we write cute captions under polaroid pictures, he wrote "The

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