19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off

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Things that were passed from generation to generation have many stories to tell, and they have a special place in our hearts. That’s why seeing your kid in the same sweater you wore 40 years ago or playing with the same toy you played with as a kid are moments that can warm your heart in а second.

We at Bright Side were amazed by how some things can stay the same even after years of use, and we wanted to share the best pics we could find with you.

  1. “Me in my Snoopy sweater in 1981, my son in the same sweater in 2017, and my daughter in the same sweater in 2020”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  2. “The original Game Boy still works like a charm.”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  3. “My old car toy survived 7 kids and is still rolling after 35 years…”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
     
  4. “23-year-old Vtech power pad still going strong!”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  5. “An Adidas bag from the ’70s I got from my father”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  6. “A waffle-maker I bought at Disney World in 1995 — built like a tank and working great after 24 years of pretty regular use!”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
     
  7. “A Lionel train my grandpa bought in 1952, I’m the third generation to run it during the Christmas season.”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  8. “A brush/comb set I received for my seventh birthday — my kids and I still use it today. I’m a 41-year-old man…”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  9. “My father-in-law and my husband playing ColecoVision circa 1984, and my husband and our daughter playing the same ColecoVision in 2018”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  10. “Grandma’s old blender is still going strong 40+ years later.”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
     
  11. “Lundhags Park boots that have served both my dad and me for over 40 years, ready for another fall and winter!”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  12. “My Super Nintendo is still going strong 27 years later.”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  13. “Bought it in ’88 with money my grandmother left me. I’ve ridden thousands of miles on it, and now it’s my townie bike for shopping and errands.”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
     
  14. “My Legos are being played with again 40 years later…”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  15. “I’ve been using the same glove for over 30 years. Son starts his first league next week, so hopefully, I’ll be using this to practice with him.”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  16. “My grandmother received this Aerolux bulb as a baby gift in 1948. It still lights up.”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
     
  17. “My husband’s first credit purchase from 1971, and it’s still used every day.”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     
  18. “An Oxford bookbag from 1880 or so — my grandpa got it used when he started high school in 1951. It has since been used by my mom, uncle, aunt, and myself.”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off 
  19. “50 years apart to the day, same kids…same car”19 Pics That Show How Taking Good Care of Things Always Pays Off
     Have you passed something of yours down to your children? Share your pictures in the comments. 
     

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