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Here are some incredible shots of malls in the late '80s and early '90s, as featured in a new book Malls Across America. Photographer Michael Galinsky, who went on a road trip in 1989 to capture the shopping centers, supplied BuzzFeed with 11 never-published images. Click over to see lots of indoor smoking, really serious bangs and more from "the glory days of malls." [BuzzFeed]