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Irish student finds her 'Twin Stranger' on Facebook after global search

By Denise Clanan

Published 15/04/2015

Niamh Geaney and her 'twin stranger' she found online . Pic Facebook/TwinStrangers
Niamh Geaney and her 'twin stranger' she found online . Pic Facebook/TwinStrangers

Have you ever wondered if there is someone out there who looks just like you? If you have a doppelgänger, a twin stranger?

These three Irish college students did and challenged each other to find their twin strangers (from anywhere in the world) in just 28 days.

Dublin students Niamh Geaney, Terence Manzanga and Harry English used social media to spread their message worldwide.

Within a week, they had hundreds of submissions from all over the globe.

The Facebook page 'Twin Strangers' called on people that looked like them or knew of someone that looked like them to get in contact.

They wanted to find someone who looked really like them, but ideally somebody identical.

The trio were just a fortnight into the bet when Niamh found a girl who looks almost identical to her, Karen Branigan. Amazingly she was a fellow Ireland native, who lives just an hour away.

"I found Karen through the power of social media and this weekend we met up in real life!," Karen wrote on the official 'Twin Strangers' Facebook page.

"She probably looks closer than some of my sisters do to me," she added.

The duo met each other and recorded their 'Twin Stranger' experience. Watch it above.

Do our faces look familiar? We've set ourselves the challenge of finding our doppelgängers. We want to see who can find their closest lookalike in 28 days.TAG FRIENDS THAT YOU THINK COULD BE OUR DOPPELGÄNGERS

Posted by Twin Strangers on Friday, 10 April 2015

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