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TOPIC: Man Found His Doppelganger

Man Found His Doppelganger 01 Nov 2015 20:22 #8324

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In the news, I found the story of "Man takes doppelganger selfie after meeting twin stranger on a plane", by the Today News to be something I found interesting. The two men met on a plane going to Galway, Ireland from Glasgow, Scotland and saw their resemblance was uncanny. The two men had a similar style of beard and strawberry blond hair. The two decided to take a picture and go their separate ways but found themselves staying in the same hotel location and coincidentally at the same pub. The photo of the two taken on the Ryanair plane was posted by one of the men's friend on twitter where it later become viral. In the article there shows other people on twitter posting pictures of themselves having similar appearances to add on to the two.

I find it interesting how a single encounter shared in the internet can be a sensation that it even appears on a news media platform such as Today News. A lot of these stories always seem to connect to twitter showing how twitter has a big influence in spreading media. such as connecting other men who feel they look identical to these two. Though what I think captures the audience is how the two men happened to bump into each other from the plane, to the hotel, to meeting at the pub. It turns out that in the end, Douglas who was there to photograph a wedding never learned the name of the other gentleman despite the encounters since they were busy being astonished by being twin strangers and taking photos together.

The idea of having a doppelganger is something people are always wondering if there is someone who looks similar in appearance to them out there in the world. When someone encounters that time of experience people can't help but be interested in the story since it is not every day that people can experience which grabs people's attention.


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www.today.com/news/man-takes-doppelgange...tranger-plane-t53281
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Man Found His Doppelganger 09 Dec 2015 21:20 #8820

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I seen a video about this story like three days. It is very interesting how they met each other and how they kept having encounters like it was fate. Its cray how similar they looked I wonder if with out their beards would they have a strong resemblance to each other. It's also very interesting how this became viral via twitter.
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