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25 of the Most Hilarious Recreated Childhood Photos (PHOTOS)

Something magical happened when I became a mother.

I became more compassionate. I don’t know what it is about having children that enables you to see the child in grown adults but it happens. Even when the most hardened of criminals garner headlines I wonder about them as a child. That person was a sweet, little baby once, I think to myself.

I feel the same thing when I look at the photos hundreds of people are posting online where they’ve recreated a childhood photo of themselves and with parents and siblings. In one glance you’re able to see the baby someone used to be. Some photos are quite touching and others are just plain hilarious.

It’s kind of a bummer that, as adults, we can’t roam around in public in our underpants or eat a cake without utensils. We should all try to do that a little more. It would do us some good.

I spent the day compiling the most hilarious of these childhood photo recreations for your viewing pleasure. The more accurate, the more humorous. Check ‘em out.

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  • Never Too Old To Cuddle With Mom 2 of 26
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     I think this photo is my favorite of all of them.

    Image source: twistedsifter.com

  • Snuggles! 3 of 26
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     Even though it's hilarious it's also a poignant glimpse at the bond moms and their sons share.

    Image source: josiesjuice.blogspot.com

  • Brothers 4 of 26
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     Kudos for nailing this one!

    Image source: josiesjuice.blogspot.com

  • Big Boy 5 of 26
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     Bold. Very bold!

    Image source: buzzfeed.com

  • Man At Work 6 of 26
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     This is what I'm saying... We should all roam naked and play with toys more.

    Image source: josiesjuice.blogspot.com

  • Father & Son Share A Moment 7 of 26
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     How cute is this?

    Image source: josiesjuice.blogspot.com

  • Siblings 8 of 26
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     There's something moving about witnessing the enormous span of time most siblings spend together in this life in a single photo.

    Image source: josiesjuice.blogspot.com

  • Identical! 9 of 26
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     Where did he get the tie and glasses? Perfect match!

    Image source: josiesjuice.blogspot.com

  • Brother & Sister 10 of 26
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     These two really dialed in the exact same expressions as when they were younger.

    Image source: josiesjuice.blogspot.com

  • Bottle to Bottle 11 of 26
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     I spend a good portion of my time in this position.

    Image source: josiesjuice.blogspot.com

  • Monkey Business 12 of 26
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     I could be wrong but that looks to be the same monkey.

    Image source: josiesjuice.blogspot.com

  • All Done! 13 of 26
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     You've got a little something on your face...

    Image source: buzzfeed.com

  • Giddyup! 14 of 26
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     Ride 'em, cowboy.

    Image source: buzzfeed.com

  • Jazz Hands! 15 of 26
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     This is so fabulous there are just no words.

    Image source: buzzfeed.com

  • Batman Brothers 16 of 26
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    Same window, same chair, same coffee table: I think that's even the same room.

    Image source: buzzfeed.com

  • Precious Moments 17 of 26
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     A little father/son bonding time.

    Image source: buzzfeed.com

  • Ice Cream! 18 of 26
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     Another almost perfect match.

    Image source: buzzfeed.com

  • Family Vacation 19 of 26
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     These two photos make me so happy to be a mama.

    Image source: buzzfeed.com

  • Hey Little Buddy! 20 of 26
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     I stole this photo from my husband's post featuring dads and their sons.

    Image source: buzzfeed.com

  • Perfect Match 21 of 26
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     I don't think you can get more exacting than this photo. Even the background is idential.

    Image source: wix.com

  • Playboy 22 of 26
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     I laugh at these every single time I look at them.

    Image source: wix.com

  • Just Hanging Around 23 of 26
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     As the good lord intended.

    Image source: wix.com

  • Standing Ovation For This One 24 of 26
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     This photo was submitted to zefrank.com who founded the Young Me/Now Me book you can purchase on Amazon.

    Image source: youngmenowblog

  • Tub Time! 25 of 26
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    This. Is. Awesome. And very accurate!

    Image source: thechive.com

  • Birthday Boy! 26 of 26
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     This guy did a good job matching the background angles. Oh. And he's wearing a diaper.

    Image source: youngmenowblog

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