40 Kardashian Photos That Will Make You Hate Them Less | 22 Words

Considering the Kardashian family circus that is plastered everywhere on reality TV, magazines, and the Internet, it's sometimes hard to remember that they are actual people and an actual family.

Yes, they're, shall we say, different, and it's still unclear exactly why most of them are even famous. But that's society and, the fact is, they're not going away. We've tried. They're still here.

But before they were here, they were in pictures from decades ago that portray a slightly more normal view of life inside their family. They played soccer. They had awkward school pictures. They wore pleather and posed on motorcycles.

What? You never did that? Then you weren't a Kardashian...

Let Kim eat cake!

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Kim and Kourtney before designer labels.

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Kendall, Kim, and a very young Kylie.

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Kylie and Kendall in matching Dorothy costumes, complete with Toto, of course.

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Kylie and Kendall threw it back to a family vacation.

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Kim and another famous friend, Nicole Richie.

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Kim with her dad on the first day of school.

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Kim and Kourtney were all about the props in 2008.

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What? Your family never took pictures like this?

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Kendall and Kylie before they would have to be paid to wear Adidas clothes.

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Kim at the top, surrounding by Khloe, far left, Kourtney, far right, mother, second left, and grandmother, second right.

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Kendall and Kylie posing as perfect angels...insert your own joke here.

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Kourtney, Kris, and Kim as little snow bunnies.

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Kim with her paternal grandmother, Robert Kardashian's mom.

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A teenage Kourtney and her long-term best friend, sporting some serious denim and leather.

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And, of course, the classic school picture shot for Kim.

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(Then) Bruce Jenner and a very little Kendall. They obviously had a thing for bows.

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Kylie and Kendall on a roll...

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Kim and Khloe all dressed up for Halloween.

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The Kardashian-Jenner sibling squad.

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Kendall and Kris in what was a typical pose in the '90s.

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Kim and Kourtney forever branded with the "K."

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Kourtney, Rob, Kim, and Khloé pose with Bruce's four kids from his first two marriages during his and Kris's wedding.

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If nothing else, Khloe could rock a side ponytail.

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Kylie and Kendall with Robert Kardashian.

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A blonde Khloe with Kylie, Kim, and Kourtney.

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Khloe doesn't want to hear any more of your crap, Kourtney.

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Kourtney sporting a little off-the-shoulder number.

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L'il Kim with her grandma.

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Yeah, we feel the same way, Khloe.

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Khloe and Rob, keeping it classy.

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Yup, even Kim had braces, as evidenced in this picture with friend Nikki Lund.

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Kris and a very young, yet still adorable, Kim.

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Kim, just clowning around.

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Before she was a soccer mom, Kim was a soccer player.

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A very young Kylie.

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Kourtney and Kim were mad about plaid.

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Kourtney and Kris on the first day of school.

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Hitting the slopes in Vail.

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The Kardashian girls on Christmas 1986.

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