A long time ago, my mom and I put together photo albums for her, my brother and me. We used those nasty "magnetic" albums. I thought I was never going to be able to save the photos.
This is how to free your photos if you have them trapped in an album. All it takes is a hair dryer (on low), skinny metal spatula and some patience. [info from About.com]
Here's the first picture of many to come. My mother's parents. They were incredible people.