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    This Is What The Kid From "The Thirteenth Year" Looks Like Now

    He's certainly not 13 anymore.

    If you were a kid in 1999, chances are, you remember the Disney Channel Original Movie, The Thirteenth Year.

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    And you probably remember this face:

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    Remember Cody Griffin? Who turns into a mermaid...or, "MERMAN" on his 13th birthday?

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    In case you forgot, his name is Chez Starbuck.

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    What a great name. Chez. Starbuck.

    16 years have gone by, and Chez is all grown up:

    Chez hasn't acted since '03, but according to his Instagram, he's a very talented artist.

    He may have lost the fins, but he's still got that great smile...

    ...and that flawless hair.

    You'll always be our favorite merman.

    Looking good, Chez. Looking good.

    Guess you could say he came along rather ~swimmingly~.

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