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4-year-old devastated to learn that photos can be deleted
Forever is a very long time.
Nothing lasts in life—not youth, and definitely not digital photos. This came as especially bad news to 4-year-old Cadence, who accidentally deleted a snapshot from her Uncle Dave.
In an emotional YouTube plea, Cadence explained the problem of impermanence and beseeched her uncle to send another photo. (We imagine he held onto the original, just in case.)
Let this be a lesson for anyone with clumsy thumbs.
Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions, and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'