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20 People Who Amazingly Recreated Their Grandma And Grandpa’s Vintage Photos
These are so neat to look at - it makes me want to do the same with my grandparents' pictures!
Jenny Brown
09.20.21

Sure, you might not look at your grandparents and think they’re all cool and hip. But that doesn’t mean they didn’t use to be! If anything, we should admire them for the long lives they’ve led – from being carefree teens to parents, to grandmas and grandpas.

There are lots of ways to honor your grandparents. But if you’re looking for a truly creative way, the pictures below might have you digging through their old photo albums.

These 20 people gave their grandparents the most amazing tribute — by recreating their vintage photos.

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1. A girl and her boyfriend mimic a favorite picture of her grandparents.

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2. This beautiful girl has a resemblance to her great-grandmother back in 1918.

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Taintlyn via Reddit

3. She recreated her grandma’s photo over 69 years later.

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4. Arno River, Florence, Italy. WWII, 1944 versus 2014.

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5. “My Grandma passed away and the family decided to sell the house. I found a picture of my Grandpa and me (circa 1984) in a box while cleaning and recreated it with my children.”

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6. He tried to mimic his ultra-cool grandpa back in 1977.

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4shoot4 via Reddit

7. Same street. 82 years apart.

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8. Grandma in 1931, granddaughter in 2012. Both are 20-years-old.

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9. She and her great-grandmother are 80-years-apart in these photos.

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10. On her grandma’s 79th birthday, she recreated this adorable photo from 1949.

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Roro-squandering via Reddit

11. Both Louise and her grandmother are too cute for words.

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Victoria Shipp via Flickr

12. She and her grandfather are both world travelers.

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13. Can you see the similarities between Sarah and her grandmother?

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Victoria Shipp via Flickr

14. “Apparently I bear some resemblance to my great great grandfather.”

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15. I think it’s safe to say they share the same genes.

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16. Just one generation after another scaring the living daylight out of their wives.

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Sandite5 via Reddit

17. “Grandpa at East Base Antarctica 1940 on left. Me last week on right.”

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18. Sixty years later and he’s wearing his grandfather’s jacket.

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19. “My great grandfather and I trained at the same location, exactly 100 years apart. He left for France shortly after this was taken in 1917.”

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Goat_Overlord via Reddit

20. Generations of graduates.

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GreenCristina via Reddit

Aren’t grandparents the best? Watch the video below to see some funny grandma and grandpa moments!

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By Jenny Brown
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Jenny Brown is a senior writer at Shareably. She is based in San Francisco and can be reached at hi@shareably.net.
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