These Five Friends Have Taken The Same Group Photo Every Five Years Since 1982

One of the harsh truths of life is that most things don’t last. Sadly, so many people we love come and go and with each passing year, we have no choice but to move onto the next stage of life. However, there are those who make a concerted effort to keep their friendships going, no matter the cost. Take these five friends, for example, who first started hanging out in the early ’80s. JD, Wedge, Belves, Sallad, and Kram had no idea that one group photo they took back in 1982 would help them create one of the most unbreakable bonds ever seen.

The First Photo (1982)

This is the story of five friends whose fates were intertwined after having a photo taken together. Back in 1982, on July 4th, John Wardlaw, Mark Rumer, Dallas Burney, John Molony, and John Dickson decided to take a strange photo during their lakeside vacation.

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The First Photo (1982)

They sat on a deck railing, all pulled the same brooding expressions, and snapped away. However, at the time, they had no idea that they would end up returning to the exact same scenario every five years…