Man Shows Off Photo of Dad in 1996 Vs Him Now, SA Is Mesmerised by Their Resemblance: "Copy Paste"

Man Shows Off Photo of Dad in 1996 Vs Him Now, SA Is Mesmerised by Their Resemblance: "Copy Paste"

  • A young man took to his social media to share a photo of himself and another of his dad taken back in 1992
  • The father and son look strikingly similar and are even rocking a similar pose on the separate images
  • Many South African online users have responded with funny and sweet messages on the Twitter post

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Bringing some nostalgic family feels to the timeline was a young man who took to social media to share photos of himself and his dad and resemblance is striking!

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A man posted strikingly similar photos of himself and his dad on social media recently. Image: @Bonisile_RMS / Twitter
Source: Twitter

On the Twitter post Bonisile M (@Bonisile_RMS) shared a photo of his dad from 1996 and one of himself taken this year. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree as the two not only look alike but are even rocking similar poses in the separate images. Bonisile’s father’s genes evidently worked overtime.

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The Twitter post has over 8000 likes on the microblogging app and judging by the comments it seems peeps have shared similar sentiments regarding the resemblance of the father and son.

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Check out some of their reactions to the post:

@xoli_lino commented:

“At least you know how you gonna look like at his age.”

@ginieknopex responded:

“Did you see that white thing they useto hang over the couches! in first frame? I don't think those still exist like ever. Hahahaha.”

@_Bonisile_BM_ asked:

“Did your mothers genes even try???”

@SthembiD reacted:

“You are definitely your father's son.”

@legaleagle841 said:

“That’s a photocopy. In tswana, we joke and say he probably denied you when you were born.”

@KgodishoMoloto wrote:

“You look together, very both Bonisile. This is beautiful.”

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@ZakhonaNdlovu said:

“His old man said CTRL V CTRL C waphuma endabeni.”

@Yanza92 commented:

“The fact that both of you like to, tilt your heads and rest them on your hands in pictures... twinning.”

Son finally gets the opportunity to go to work with dad after always asking

Briefly News previously reported that a young father, Will Rudd, who works as a site manager, shared adorable photos of his three-year-old son dressed for work.

The man revealed that they always passed by his workplace whenever he took him to his school. Each time, the young child would ask his dad if can build houses with him.

One day, Rudd gave him a chance, dressed the kid in a site jacket and helmet. He revealed that the kid was so excited by the opportunity.

The father added that the boy was especially given an ID badge and paid a wage for the day. Rudd stated that the three-year-old wanted to spend all the money he made on toys. As at the time of writing this report, the post has gathered over 5,000 likes and hundreds of comments

Source: Briefly News

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