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Mini-mes: 12 mother-child lookalikes that will make you do a double take

"She's your little mini-me."

"You two look more like twins than mother and daughter."

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"He's the spitting image of you when you were that age."

Terri Peters
TODAY contributor Terri Peters at age 5 on the left, next to her daughter, Kennedy, 6.

For some mom and child pairs, there's just no escaping the family resemblance.

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Whether it's comparing childhood photos or snapping a selfie with their teenage lookalike — moms like to document their similarities to their mini-mes. And who can blame them?

Kavita Varma White
TODAY Parents editor Kavita Varma White as a child on the left, and her daughter, Priya.

We asked our Facebook friends to share photos of themselves with their minis and we were reminded of the powers of genetics. Here are a few of our favorite mother-child lookalikes.

Facebook/Ashley L'Herault Peters
Ashley L'Herault Peters and her daughter, both at age 8.
Facebook/Andrea Fevurly
Andrea Fevurly and her daughter, Presley.
Facebook/Jillian Ratliff
Jillian Ratliff (left) and her daughter (right,) both at age 2.
Facebook/Pamela Case Gustafson
Pamela Case Gustafson with her son.
Facebook/Laurie LaPorte
Laurie LaPorte (left) and son (right,) both at age 3.
Facebook/Kelli Soesbe
Kelli Soesbe's daughter, Arianna, 3, holding a photo of her mom at age 4.
Facebook/Lindsay Hessling
Baby photos of Lindsay Hessling (right) and her infant daughter (left.)
Facebook/Maria Sessa Grantham
Maria Sessa Grantham with her daughter.
Facebook/Candy Hiller
Candy Hiller with her daughter.
Facebook/Leniesha Newton
Leniesha Newton, 43, and her daughter, 23.

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