In this day and age of Photoshop, filters, and countless editing tools, it's no longer a shock when many gorgeous actresses don't look the same as their publicity photos or ads.
So how refreshing it is to see this throwback photo of Marilyn Monroe.
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The year was 1949, long before digital technology had advanced to the point it is today. And the icon was just about to make her breakthrough in the film industry. She was perched at the top of a diving board at a swimming pool, looking gorgeous as ever. Belly roll and all.
It just goes to show true beauty always shines through best when it is unedited.
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Some things never change!
Marilyn Monroe at a swimming pool 1949
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