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26 Times People Recreated Their Grandparents' Photos  

Ashley Reign
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With the advent of social media, recreating vintage photos to share with the world has become a popular pastime. Recreating old photos is a great way to shed light on just how much the world has changed. Among families, placing pictures from the past and present side by side illuminates the power of genetics. This collection of people who have recreated their grandparents' photos, oftentimes in the exact same locations, poses, or even clothing, show just how powerful heredity and the bonds of family can be.

These modern versions of grandparents' pictures feature people from all different walks of life, from soldiers who trained at the same base as their grandfathers to women who could be their grandmother's twin had they been born in the same era. This heartwarming journey through history honors the grandparents who helped shape their grandchildren into the people they are today.

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These Two Look Uncannily Similar
These Two Look Uncannily Simil... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 26 Times People Recreated Their Grandparents' Photos
Photo:  noeatnosleep/Reddit
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The Genes Were Strong With This Guy's Grandfather
The Genes Were Strong With Thi... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 26 Times People Recreated Their Grandparents' Photos
Photo:  palimpsestor/Reddit
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A Man, His Dad, and His Grandpa, None of Whom Grew Up To Fear Heights
A Man, His Dad, and His Grandp... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 26 Times People Recreated Their Grandparents' Photos
Photo: Sandite5/reddit
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A Cricket Player's Grandson Remade His Photos and Ads
A Cricket Player's Grandso... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 26 Times People Recreated Their Grandparents' Photos
Photo: Phillip Brown/dailymail.co.uk
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