When construction workers were pulling down a former high school in Jeffersonville, Indiana, they uncovered an old purse. What’s more, the bag’s contents seemed to practically provide a time capsule of life there in 1954. And one of the vintage treasures that was concealed inside revealed the story of a heartwarming teenage romance.
Many adults look back fondly on their school days. In fact, in a 2015 survey reported by The Guardian, 50 percent of the respondents thought of their years in education as their happiest times. And as a result, reunions remain a popular way for people to reconnect with their pasts and swap memories with their former classmates. But what’s the cause of all this nostalgia?