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    Jul 2, 2015

    The Child Actors In The "Orange Is The New Black" Flashbacks Look Spot On

    The TeamOITNB Tumblr account has highlighted how amazing the casting is for the show's childhood flashbacks. And looking at it a little deeper, it really is true.

    1. Piper Chapman

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    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Clare Foley is Piper as a child, and Taylor Schilling is her as an adult.

    Jen Euston, the casting director for OITNB, talking about selecting children to play young versions of the show's characters with BuzzFeed News last year, said: "I only choose people who could realistically play them. Sometimes I have the [adult] actors send me pictures of them when they were little."

    2. Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Teeka Duplessis plays Taystee as an 11-year-old, and Danielle Brooks is her as an adult.

    "[Brooks] came in and had her hair back and everything but I knew she was the right one," Euston told BuzzFeed News. "I had her come back with her hair out like Taystee’s so she could look more like her, 'cause I could see it in her face."

    3. Alex Vause

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Rachel Resheff is Alex as a child, and Laura Prepon is her as an adult.

    "For me, if their eyes and nose match up, then the rest can work," Euston said. "I usually have a picture of the person on my computer as I go through the pictures of the kids and just scan back and forth."

    4. Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren

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    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Eden Wiggins plays Crazy Eyes as a 13-year-old, and Uzo Aduba plays her as an adult.

    5. Nicky Nichols

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Nicky is portrayed by Carla Oudin as a child and by Natasha Lyonne as an adult.

    6. Carrie "Big Boo" Black

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Big Boo is portrayed by Melanie Hinkle as a child and Lea DeLaria as an adult.

    7. Cindy Hayes

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Cindy is portrayed by Nyeema Carter as a child and Adrienne C. Moore as an adult.

    8. Tiffany Doggett

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Tiffany is portrayed by Oona Laurence as a child and Taryn Manning as an adult.

    9. Norma Romano

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Norma is portrayed by Kristin Parker as a teenager and Annie Golden as an adult.

    10. Mei Chang

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Chang is played by Teresa Ting as a teenager and Lori Tan Chinn as an adult.

    11. Brook Soso

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Brook is played by Ella Hampton as an 8-year-old and Kimiko Glenn as an adult.

    12. Joe Caputo

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Joe is portrayed by John D'Leo as a teenager and Nick Sandow as an adult.

    13. Dayanara Diaz

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Dayanara is played by Jheel Haldar as a child and Dascha Polanco as an adult.

    14. Sam Healey

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Sam is portrayed by Zachary Doran as a child and Michael Harney as an adult.

    15. Sophia Burset

    Tilted Productions / Netflix
    Tilted Productions / Netflix

    Pre-transition Sophia is played by M. Lamar. Present-day Sophia is played by Laverne Cox – Lamar's twin.

    Emily Orley contributed to this report.

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