Genetics aren't the only thing that can determine a child's characteristics, but the children in these striking photo pairings prove that their ability to define a family's appearance over the course of several generations can be irresistible. In these families, a comparison between a child and their parents or even grand-parents at the same age prove that sometimes, it's all in the genes!


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If you've got some childhood photos of your parents or grandparents that look just like you, we'd love to see the comparison! Just edit them side-by-side and add them to this list.

(h/t: huffpost)

#1 Grandmother And Granddaughter

Grandmother And Granddaughter

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BrendaHolder 1 year ago

identical

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#2 Father And Daughter

Father And Daughter

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SandraAnderson 1 year ago

OMG...They look exactly the same :O http://bit.ly/1ygeC0n

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#3 Father And Son

Father And Son

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P.BruxFHell 1 year ago

freaky!! This is a time traveler!!

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#4 Father And Son

Father And Son

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peri 1 year ago

Wow... he even has his Dad's vest!!

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#5 Father And Son

Father And Son

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blurplebee 1 year ago

Look at those cute big eyes : )

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#6 Mother And Daughter

Mother And Daughter

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tiegentry 1 year ago

Clone!

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#7 Father And Daughter

Father And Daughter

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IvyMcbee 1 year ago

both cute..

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#8 Father And Son

Father And Son

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LonnekeScholten 1 year ago

Oh my god this one is crazy! They are identical!

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#9 Father And Son With Their Sons

Father And Son With Their Sons

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#10 Grandmother And Grandaughter

Grandmother And Grandaughter

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ChristineRogers 1 year ago

WOW! :-)

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#11 Mother And Daughter

Mother And Daughter

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JazzBurton 1 year ago

looks like the'yre the same person at different times in one day O_O

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#12 Mother And Daughter

Mother And Daughter

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ShikhaSharma 1 year ago

Twins! :)

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#13 Grandmother, Mother And Daughter

Grandmother, Mother And Daughter

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TaraSalman 1 year ago

Daughter looks like a combo of both grandmother and mother.

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#14 Mother And Daughter

Mother And Daughter

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AgnieszkaIgnyś 1 year ago

The smile is just awesome

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#15 Father And Daughter

Father And Daughter

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RobinSmith 1 year ago

Twins!

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#16 Mother And Daughter

Mother And Daughter

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#17 Father And Son

Father And Son

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ZenaidaPerez 1 year ago

Oh,oh...this one's unbelievable!

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#18 Father And Son

Father And Son

Kelley Ponto Report

DennyYeah 1 year ago

yup,I am adopted ;)

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#19 Father And Daughter

Father And Daughter

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AgnieszkaIgnyś 1 year ago

So cute!!!

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#20 Mother And Daughter

Mother And Daughter

Joelle Delancey Report

LoriDennis 1 year ago

It's odd they have the same teeth!

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#21 Mother And Daughter

Mother And Daughter

Ashley L'Herault Peters Report

JJHaynes 1 year ago

Crazy twins! Wow!!

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#22 Mother And Daughter

Mother And Daughter

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Sarah-craigCochrane 1 year ago

Ha ha this picture is so cute it cracks me up!

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