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    Proof That Lady Edith Is The Jan Brady Of Downton Abbey

    "Mary, Mary, Mary!"

    Jan Brady and Edith Crawley are two of the most famous middle children on TV.

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    Lil' sister, big sister, and who's that one on the right?

    On the surface, Jan and Edith share basic similarities, like taking bike rides... alone.

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    And impressing others with their driving skills.

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    Note the look of fear in both passengers' eyes.

    However, when it comes to emotional stress, both are oft-forgotten victims.

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    You see, both Jan and Edith have to tolerate their older sisters' snark.

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    Over...

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    ... and over.

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    Plus the accusations!

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    It's a bummer to constantly be upstaged by your popular older sister.

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    Frumpy on the right, thanks.

    But while their older sisters may not be so kind, there's always someone who's got their back.

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    Your brother / the underbutler's got ya!

    Especially their funky, red-headed aunts.

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    No one understands them better!

    Plus both ladies have killer dance moves.

    "Keep on movin'."

    And no one tops them when it comes to kick-ass headwear.

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    They'll be sure to notice me now!

    So, while both have gone through hard times...

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    ... including the trouble of one missing (fake) boyfriend and one missing (real) fiancé.

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    There's always hope for a little touch of romance in their lives.

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    As Jan might say to Edith about being the middle child:

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