13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Hands of Life

At 97 years old, we were so excited that Great Grandma was able to meet our two-week-old son for the first time. With nearly a century of life separating them, after the initial shock wore off, she simply sat quietly with him in her lap, embraced his hand in hers, and couldn't stop smiling.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Queens, New York, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5300
Copyright: © Gregory O'Connor