22 photos which prove that your genes are amazing

In Editor Choice, Lifestyle

Genetic inheritance is an amazing thing. Sometimes, when you look at different members of one family, it seems as if nature is being downright lazy; you could say that all it’s doing is using the ‘copy & paste’ function!

Here are a few photographs of people who, despite belonging to different generations within their families, are as alike as two peas in a pod.

Grandmother and granddaughter

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Great-grandfather and great-grandson

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Father and daughter

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© Corin Kane

Grandmother and granddaughter

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These women are separated by four generations!

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Father and son

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Another father and son

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© gassmaster

…yet another father and son!

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© Jen Gevy

Great-great-aunt and grand-niece

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Pinterest / Double Takes: Family Look-Alikes

Mother and daughter

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© Rachel Cross

Father and daughter

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© Clare Reed Rossetto

Father and son

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© Kate Michalowski

Father and son with their respective children

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Grandmother and granddaughter

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© CurtisMark

Mother and daughter

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© Ammie Thakkar

Another mother and daughter

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…and another!

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© blueeyedbadnews

Father and daughter

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© Megan Coe

Grandfather and grandson

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© Kelley Ponto

Mother and daughter

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© Joelle Delancey

Father and daughter

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© Patricia

Three generations!

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© Stephanie Lightcap

 

 

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