Parenting

40 Side-By-Side Photos Of Parents And Kids That Will Have You Seeing Double

01/06/2015 12:33pm ET | Updated December 6, 2017

It shouldn't be surprising when babies look like their biological parents. But sometimes, seeing the resemblance in real life is downright uncanny. Members of the HuffPost Parents community shared photos of their kids, paired with images of themselves when they were the same age -- and they have us doing double takes.

That apple, it doesn't fall far from the tree.

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Corin Kane
My husband and my son
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10105683074425174&set=p.10105683074425174&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Lauren Malone Harrison</a>
My son on the left and me on the right. Both about 1.5 years.
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154792690145324&set=p.10154792690145324&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Dee Vee</a>
I'm on the left, my daughter on the right
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10100528293412809&set=p.10100528293412809&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Kate Michalowski</a>
My husband and son-both at 5 months!
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10205262261702336&set=p.10205262261702336&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Kayla Nardi Johnson</a>
My son on the left at 5 months and me on the right at 5 months.
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Ashley L'Herault Peters
Me at age 8, my daughter at age 8. 1984 vs. 2014
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152921824372193&set=p.10152921824372193&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Danielle McCoy</a>
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10102456015926333&set=p.10102456015926333&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Adrienne Tolentino Essey</a>
My newborn photo, and my daughter when she was 10 days old (taken this past Mother's Day, no less! :))
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152778734304536&set=p.10152778734304536&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Ammie Thakkar</a>
My daughter and I at 2yrs old!
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10203452625058849&set=p.10203452625058849&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Stevee DeNike</a>
My son and I
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10202944345956254&set=p.10202944345956254&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Joelle Delancey</a>
My Mom and I from first grade.
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152751994175020&set=p.10152751994175020&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Chantelle McMillan</a>
My son at (almost) 16 and my husband at 17.
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154821575050258&set=p.10154821575050258&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Wanda I Betancourt</a>
My husband and my youngest child
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10203150290665176&set=p.10203150290665176&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Megan Griffith</a>
Me on the left & my daughter, Mabel on the right- both at 11 months.
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=684645411651815&set=p.684645411651815&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Martine Dias</a>
My son on the left and me on the right
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10203174597867971&set=p.10203174597867971&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Megan Coe</a>
My husband & our daughter
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<a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=791238714587&set=p.791238714587&type=1" target="_blank" data-ylk="subsec:paragraph;itc:0;cpos:__RAPID_INDEX__;pos:__RAPID_SUBINDEX__;elm:context_link">Stephanie Lightcap</a>
My mom, me, my daughter age 2
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My husband at age 5 on the right and our 4 year old daughter on the left. Twinsies!
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Melanie Gates
Here is a picture of my daughter and I side by side. Both of us are 2-days old. I am on the left, she's on the right :)
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Trang Nguyen
Mom: Trang Nguyen Daughter: Savanh
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Sarah Knott
First photo is of my mom and I, same age (1yr) , same dress.
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Patricia
Father & Daughter
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Courtney Davis Walker
Me and my son Nathan!
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Jen Craven
My husband and daughter at 2 months.
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Amanda Ruch
Here is a side by side of my mom holding me back in 1983 and then one of her holding my son Nicholas last year in 2013! We couldn't get over how similar the whole thing looked and it wasn't a set up picture!
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Sara Larkin
Myself and our daughter, Hannah.
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Sara Larkin
Jason, and our son, Wesley
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Elizabeth Edwards
I couldn't resist sharing photos of our little chameleon daughter... Depending on how she holds her face, she can look just like me or her father
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Angelique Mean
Me, Angelique on the left, Evangeline on the right.
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Erin Amerling
This is my daughter and myself.
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Erica Beard
Mother and daughter
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Elisa Bernazzani
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Kayla Johnson
Picture of me and my son at 5 months
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Jessica Mas
Son and mom
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Dana Wermers
I (mom) am on the left and my son Maxwell is on the right! We are roughly the same age in these photos and always getting comments that we are definitely related.
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Areeg Shafi
Daddy on the left, baby in the center and mommy on the right!
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Mindy Miles
Mom and Baby I look like him, but in a dress ;)
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Lillian
Mom and daughter
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Lisa Penzone
I'm on the left, my son is on the right.
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Ashley Logghe
My daughter Brynn and I both at 6 months.

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