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Four young children paddling, fully clothed11 Oct 1932

by Sam Hood
Paddling at the beach is one of the enduring memories of many people who grew up in the coastal city of Sydney. This delightful image of childhood joy and innocence was taken at Bondi Beach by iconic Sydney press photographer, Sam Hood. It was published in 'The Labor Daily' and titled "The Beach's the Thing! Who wouldn't be a happy child again?"