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Post"I wish I were a model..." ~ Joan Thompson 1966

In 1966, noted photgrapher Roger Prigent predicted that 15-year-old high school junior Joan Thompson would become a famous model. In fact, he photographed and interviewed Joan for an article in Seventeen magazine:
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Roger Prigent's prediction quickly came true! Right before that issue of Seventeen was published, Joan was signed by the Ford Model Agency:



Here are a few of Joan's lovely magazine covers:


July 1967 Ingenue


May 1970 Glamour


November 1970 Mademoiselle


1973 Claudia


1973 Manchete


1974 Desfile

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Re: "I wish I were a model..." ~ Joan Thompson 1966
Post on Fri May 28, 2010 9:42 pm by MMM60s-LM
Great Article, Susan. Thanks to Joan, too. Her participation really helped MMM60s to get started.
Re: "I wish I were a model..." ~ Joan Thompson 1966
Post on Sat May 29, 2010 8:17 am by joanmtv
Good Morning....It was nice to see this early in the morning.........kinda miss the days when I would wake up and go to the computer to see what was new on Minimadmod's......since then there have been so many changes in my life........This blog is really coming along nicely now...I will check in daily to see whats going on.......seeing these photos again really makes me miss the 60's they were such innocent times compared to today........thanks again Susan and Linda...........Joan
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Re: "I wish I were a model..." ~ Joan Thompson 1966
Post on Sun May 30, 2010 12:14 am by MMM60s-LM
Joan, we are so glad to hear from you. You were such a great help getting the original miniMadMod60s started. Most of us are still here or on Facebook, or both. Much love. Linda Morand (Keeper of the Flame)
 

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