It was supposed to be a simple family photo shoot. And to the untrained eye, it was.
The Mayo family: two adoring parents laughing and smiling with their sweet son and cheerful daughter in a cool, relaxing forest down in Louisiana. Their light and joy is palpable. But a closer look — and a refresher on American history — reveals that these family portraits were anything but ordinary.
That's because this family had their portraits taken at the Tezcuco Plantation, which burned to the ground in 2002.