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The Pursuit of Happiness, Seen Through a Great Photographer's Lens

LIFE.com recalls a 1948 feature in LIFE magazine when the editors convened a round table of heavy thinkers to tackle the slippery question: What does the "pursuit of happiness" really mean?
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    Little girl and her toys on sidewalk, Alfred Eisenstaedt 1948

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