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Posted on Jun 20, 2017

Dascha Polanco's Daughter Is On "Orange Is The New Black" And They're Basically Twins

The resemblance is uncanny. (WARNING: Spoilers ahead!)

In Season 5 of Orange Is the New Black, fans gain some more insight into the relationship between Daya (Dascha Polanco) and her mom, Aleida (Elizabeth Rodriguez), thanks to Episode 8, "Tied to the Tracks."

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The episode features Daya at 14 years old...

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When she makes a move on a guy that her friend likes because of advice that her mom gives her.

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Ultimately, it all backfires.

Viewers have marveled at how Young Daya looks ~so much~ like Daya in present day.

#OITNB does a really great job of casting the younger version of the characters. Young Daya is spot on.

Whoever was in charge of the flashback casting for the new season of @OITNB deserves a raise. Young Daya and Freida are SPOT on. #OITNB 🍊

They casted the perfect Young Daya #OITNB

Because they look SO. MUCH. ALIKE.

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Notice the similarities?

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Well, it turns out that Young Daya is portrayed by Polanco's real-life daughter, Dasany Kristal Gonzalez.

I was trying to figure out how they got such a perfect match to play young Daya on OITNB, come to find out it's Das… https://t.co/O6UJ0K4j3v

And the two of them are practically twins.

I mean, come on.

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The resemblance is uncanny!

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Looks like the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

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