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Mahatma Gandhi with some Balilla boys

Mahatma Gandhi with some Balilla boys
An amazing photograph - I had no idea this great man had ever visited Italy . . . but as for posing with young Fascists . . .hmmm, not perhaps a wise move!

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Miss Magnolia Thunderpussy
Miss Magnolia Thunde…
Oh God, little Tommy, I needed that laugh after reading your comment! What a day it has been!

By the way, do you think - as I do - that the Adult fascist on the left of picture is really just a cardboard cut-out on a stick?
4 years ago.
Bitter Green
Bitter Green
More Ronald Coleman than Ronald Reagan, I think. But definitely a prop.
4 years ago.
Miss Magnolia Thunderpussy
Miss Magnolia Thunde…
Before she got her wrinkles.
4 years ago.
bal-de-vis
bal-de-vis
Ghandi didn't have to worry about context. He was a righteous dude.............a righteous, skinny little dude in a bedsheet.
3 years ago.