If I could turn back time! People are recreating old snaps from the family album with eerie results – including a man who looks ONLY like his father at the same age
Treasured family photos from long ago, bringing joy to households around the world, and now people are trying to recreate their special memories with their relatives. Families around the world have dug out their vintage clothing and are returning to their old homes to take photos decades after they were first taken. BoredPanda has put together an online gallery of some of the most impressive remakes of beloved images and evidence of some startling family resemblance.
Like father, like son: A man shared a photo of himself wearing a light blue T-shirt that resembles the T-shirt his father was wearing in a photo 38 years earlier. He emphasized how similar they are, even stacking the cups on the sideboard to make them look the same.
Sister love: These siblings from Travelers Rest, South Carolina, snapped a 1999 photo of themselves showing the youngest brother, Savannah, being forced to lie on a plastic toy coat with a pacifier in her mouth, just as she had done when she was a baby.
To recreate their first photo together when the man was adopted 22 years earlier, this brother and sister recreated this precious photo by painting a bed frame white and clutching at it to make it look like their cot.
Oh Brother: Twenty years after the original photo was taken, these five brothers decided they wanted to remake their 1997 family portrait.
Unbreakable Bond: A parent shared his joy at this recreation of their two kids 12 years after they had their first photo together.
To surprise his mother for Mother’s Day, this man took her favorite photo of them together. Committed to his art, he used Photoshop to recreate his sweater 23 years later.
For their mother’s 60th birthday, this group of brothers and cousins snapped a photo of them on their first day of kindergarten to celebrate her milestone.
This adoring mom snapped a photo with her two sons, which she said was “all she wanted” for her 60th birthday. Social media users were also impressed by her youthful appearance.
They grow so fast: these cousins, from the US, pictured left in 2005 and right in 2020, decided to recreate one of their favorite photos together.
Father’s Footsteps: This father-daughter duo only agreed to have a photo taken 13 years after the original was made to show how Jasmine had followed in her father’s footsteps.
A twin brother and sister from the US re-created what they call their “most embarrassing photo” 26 years later, wearing the same impressive outfits as when the original was shot.
Three brothers gathered on the same farm with all three on the exact same bench, an impressive 90 years apart to recreate a beautiful and historic family moment.