The old adage is that a picture is worth a thousand words. Sometimes, though, there are those truly amazing photos that, while worth that much, need even more words, because the backstory behind them is just as, if not more, badass.

These are those photos.

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CRACKEDCOR In 1959 Italian superstar Sophia Loren was welcomed to Hollywood by a Beverly Hills party in her honor, although Jayne Mansfield's decollet

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CRAGKEDcO View from the Window at Le Gras is the first successful photograph in history, it was taken in 1826 by French inventor) Joseph Nicephore N

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NIRVANA'S SWIMMING BABY was the four-month-old son of photographer Kirk Weddle's friend. And not actually swimming. As Weddle explains, The mom was o

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Kent State, May 4th, 1970 On his lunchbreak from the photo equipment room journalism student, John Filo. took this iconic photo. As he was taking phot

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