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These 'Twin Strangers' Look Identical, But They're Not Related

The Internet brought Ambra and Jennifer face-to-face.

Ambra and Jennifer could be twins -- but they're not. 

They met recently as part of the "Twin Strangers" project, which seeks to unite lookalikes around the world. Co-founder Niamh Geaney, who launched the project in Ireland with two friends, has already met two women who look like her -- and the first one lived only an hour away

The most recent doppelgangers that the project has connected are American. 

Ambra, left, and Jennifer, right, two American women who look identical but aren't related, recently met through the Twin Str
Ambra, left, and Jennifer, right, two American women who look identical but aren't related, recently met through the Twin Strangers project.

Ambra, 23, from Fayetteville, North Carolina, recently traveled to Spring, Texas, to meet 33-year-old Jennifer. The facial similarities between the two women are astounding. 

"When I finally met met her it was like, 'Oh my goodness ... She really does have my face,'" Ambra said in a YouTube video that documented their meeting. "I was awestruck the moment I saw her face in person. I did not want to take my eyes off her."

In the video Jennifer's mother, Karen, is shocked by the resemblance, particularly after the "twins" put on matching outfits and makeup. 

"You're my daughter!" Karen exclaims. "Your smiles are the same ... I want to see your family tree."

If you're interested in meeting your own brother or sister from another mother, Twin Strangers is still tracking down lookalikes

But if the project seems a little familiar, you're not just seeing double. 

Montreal-based photographer Francois Brunelle has been snapping artful portraits of unrelated people who look like each other for more than 12 years. 

In April, a pair of unrelated English doubles crossed paths by chance in London. They look so much alike that their friends have trouble telling them apart, which is extra confusing since they both live in the same town.

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