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Jaw-Dropping Pictures Of Things Being Worn Down Over Time

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Pictures of items worn down over the years provide poignant illustrations of the passage of time. On a natural level, eroding geological formations demonstrate how the Earth changes; more personally, before-and-after photos of worn-down objects remind viewers that nothing is permanent. Age comes before physical beauty in the majority of these photos, but that doesn't make them any less alluring to the eye.

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  • 5. A Silver Dollar After More Than 60 Years In Someone's Pocket

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  • 6. Exposed To Normal Air Versus Sea Breeze

    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
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  • 7. One Remote Belongs To A Smoker

    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
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  • 8. A Dog Collar After Hitting The Water Bowl For 13 Years

    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
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