I just had 20,000 slides returned from Sports Illustrated ...

BRAD MANGIN, PETAPIXEL:

Ever since I was a kid, I loved saving stuff. I saved all my baseball cards in rubber band stacks in shoe boxes. I collected stacks and stacks of 7-Eleven Slurpee baseball cups in 1973. Every San Francisco Giants yearbook and media guide going back to the early 1960s? Yup, got them too.

I have a Mason jar of every ticket stub from every sporting event I attended as a kid in the 70s and 80s with the results written on the back. I saved every credential I have been issued to cover a sporting event as a professional photographer since 1987. I could go on and on but you get the idea. I am a packrat. I save everything. As I get older I think I have saved too much, but it’s hard to let go!

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