A girl named Katie was shopping on Amazon for a new hair color. While browsing around she saw a review of a woman that she had to take a double-take on cause she thought it was her.
It turns out that the woman looked so much like her, that when she showed her friends a photo of the reviewer, they thought it was her.
Katie ended up messaging the reviewer and they knew they had to meet! Thanks to TwinStrangers.com, the two arranged to meet at a lake house – it turned out that they had a ton in common.
Other than their hair color…
But does everyone have a doppelganger? There’s a fairly decent chance of it, actually, thanks to the limited number of genes that influence facial features.
“There is only so much genetic diversity to go around,” said Michael Sheehan, an assistant professor of neurobiology and behavior at Cornell University, who routinely studies appearance variations and genetics in species such as paper wasps and house mice. “If you shuffle that deck of cards so many times, at some point, you get the same hand dealt to you twice.”