Humor Web Humor 20 People Who Hilariously Recreated Their Childhood Photos Share PINTEREST Email Print Awkward Family Photos Humor Memes Funny Videos Holiday Humor By Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins is a humor and pop culture writer. She has published three web humor books and six calendars, including You Had One Job! and Photobombed. our editorial process Beverly Jenkins Updated June 20, 2019 There's nothing like a trip down Memory Lane! Looking through old family photos can be fun, in a nostalgic kind of way, even if your childhood memories often appear super awkward in retrospect. Adults taking their awkward baby and childhood photos and recreating them, down to the last, cringe-worthy detail, has become a very popular (and very funny!) trend on the web. There's no shortage of recreated childhood photos out there, but here are 20 of the very best of the bunch. 01 of 20 Three Awkward Brothers Bored Panda Childhood and adolescence seem to be universally gawky stages in most peoples' lives. Sometimes the things we did when we were young don't exactly translate well to our adult selves. 02 of 20 A Giant Wedgie Reddit Some things never change, and thank goodness for that. Let's see: Giant underwear? Check. Crazy eyes? Check. Commitment to the gag: We have a winner! 03 of 20 Spaghetti Monster Reddit Somethings are cute when you are five... but not so cute after that. 04 of 20 Trapped in Sand Reddit She really nailed that quiet "I'm secretly drowning in the sand!" facial expression, both then and now. 05 of 20 Dirty Laundry Distractify It's the simple things in life! Stop saying she's "easily amused" like it's a bad thing. 06 of 20 Brother Sister Gremlins Stylista Some brothers and sisters immediately regress when they're together in the family home. Others never bother to grow up in the first place. 07 of 20 Soaring to New Heights Awkward Family Photos Fly high, little bowl-cut dude. Someday you'll grow into a soaring-eagle adult bowl-cut dude. Namaste. 08 of 20 The Graduates Distractify Over ten years later and they're still pretty adorable, right? Those surly facial expressions! 09 of 20 From Milk to Booze Distractify Talk about your awkward family Christmas photos... Years later and their daughter is still openly hitting the bottle like that. Sad. 10 of 20 A Visit With Santa Awkward Family Photos "My, you've gotten to be really heavy-- er, big boys," Santa said with a grunt. 11 of 20 Mommy's Little Angels Awkward Family Photos Ah, youth. The promise of a new day. (Okay, and where did that guy find an adult-sized shirt with little boats on it?!) 12 of 20 He's a Big Boy Now Imgur "When did my baby grow a beard?!" 13 of 20 Milk Drunk Reddit Aw, look at the little angel. Shh, let's not wake him. 14 of 20 Dad Is Not Amused Imgur This picture gets funnier the more you look at it. Every single person brings something to the table. 15 of 20 Superman's Greatest Fans Distractify Look at these two joyful brothers! They're just the most cheerful little tykes ever. 16 of 20 Rub-A-Dub-Dub Everybody said they'd outgrow this habit... but here we are. 17 of 20 A Major Meltdown Awkward Family Photos This family took what was already a fantastic awkward family photo and brought it full circle. The chaos, the crying, and the general mayhem captured by this pic are classic. The grown-up baby sitting stiffly in the center is the cherry on top. 18 of 20 "I Need to Pee, Mom" Awkward Family Photos Well, that was unexpected... It's a good thing they stopped at three sons or the next one would be a giant. 19 of 20 Man Baby Then and Now/Tumblr Whoa, how long was that nap?! This is some straight up Rip Van Winkle stuff. 20 of 20 The Gang's All Here Awkward Family Photos All these years later and this family still doesn't understand how posing for a photo works. You look AT the camera all at the same time, folks! Remember? *Sigh* Maybe they'll figure it out in another 10 years.