You know what they say: Like great-great grandfather, like great-great grandson.
Maybe not exactly. But Dallas English, 30, learned just how true this could be when he spotted an old photo of his great grandfather as a baby, posted on his cousin's Facebook page. What struck him was that the small boy from more than a century ago, sitting upright and poised in a white christening gown, .
"As soon as I saw the picture, my jaw dropped because it looks like it IS my son sitting there in a baptism dress," English wrote to . "It still amazes me … 109 year difference and they look the same."
English created a side-by-side comparison of his son Ace in 2015, and his paternal ancestor Lloyd in 1906, which he shared on . And the image split was a hit, landing on "the front page of the Internet" with over 1.2 million views to date.
But English is no stranger to Reddit stardom. In July, he made headlines for another family picture, in which he reenacted an old photo of his dad in army camouflage cradling himself as a baby. English, a military member belonging to the U.S. Air Force, held then 10-month-old Ace for the shot.
Sure seems that this family's ties are strong, even across multiple generations.