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36 Regular People Who Neville Longbottomed And Made Puberty Their Bitch

No one likes talking about eighth grade for a reason.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to send us before-and-after pics of their glow-ups. Here are the insane results.

1. This guy who put away the hair gel:

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"A glow-up INDEED."

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2. This woman who still loves parrots:

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"I still geek out over a damn parrot, 15 years later. Don't think I will ever get over the combo of a blue turtleneck and khaki pants. Man, I miss the early 2000s."

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3. This woman with the world's most flawless skin:

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"Thank you, puberty."

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4. This woman who really loves goats:

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"2009 vs. 2017. No more mullet, braces off, and better eyebrows. I still cry tears of joy when I get to feed goats, though."

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5. This absolute gem:

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"We take family pictures every year, so I've got about 16 years' worth of these gems :))"

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6. This guy who totally Longbottomed:

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"Longbottoming hard."

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7. This puppy transformation:

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"Puberty was good to me."

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8. This inspiring before-and-after:

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"Confidence changed me."

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9. This woman who still loves hats:

10. This iconic glow-up:

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"From ages 17 to 26."

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11. This woman who's so glad she's not in seventh grade anymore:

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"Me, in all of my seventh-grade glory on the left."

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12. This incredible metamorphosis:

13. This woman with an A+ makeup game:

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"Growing up, everyone used to call me 'Grand Canyon' because when I bit into a sandwich, my jagged teeth would make a mountain range. It 100% doesn't make sense, but it 100% traumatized me when I was little."

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14. This guy who no longer "looks like a turtle:"

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"I used to look like an actual turtle."

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15. The woman who loves the new her:

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"No comment."

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16. This woman who kicked puberty's ass:

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"Thankful for getting out of the awkward stage."

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17. Another woman who really likes goats:

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"The left picture was during my eighth-grade graduation trip, and the right picture was taken during the best day of my life when I met some baby goats."

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18. This guy with a jawline that's so sharp, it can grate cheese:

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"Fifteen years later."

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19. This woman who turned sunflowers into a sunflower hat:

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"No caption necessary."

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20. This woman who needs to keep that old hairdo:

Instagram: @nikfranswa

"I was 13 years old in the first pic and 23 in the second. I should probably wear my hair like that again, tbh."

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21. This husband who Longbottomed all the way to the bank:

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"My husband Longbottomed HARD! ❀️ "

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22. This woman with awesome rainbow hair:

Instagram: @annacatkopsky

"Me at 8 years old vs. me now, at 25 years old."

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23. This woman who is really glad she graduated:

24. This woman who grew bunny ears:

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"2007 vs. 2017. This glow-up was worth the wait."

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25. This woman who takes great pics:

26. This fierce wedding date:

27. This woman who traded butterfly clips for a flower in her hair:

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"That's 9-year-old me, before braces and contacts. Those butterfly clips though..."

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28. This woman who takes a killer selfie:

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"Puberty and the knowledge of hair and makeup go a long way!"

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29. This guy who's trying to give James Bond a run for his money:

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"From sixth grade to age 24. The worst part was that in the black-and-white photo, you can't tell, but I was randomly holding a clarinet...?"

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30. This woman who really loves balloons:

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"The first photo is from eighth grade, and the second is from my 25th birthday. It's amazing what 10 years can do for you!"

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31. This woman who hit puberty and never looked back:

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"Ten years older and one less chin."

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32. This woman who knows how to wear red-and-white stripes:

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"Seventh grade vs. high school graduate."

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33. This iconic transformation:

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"I went from an awkward middle schooler with overplucked eyebrows to this."

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34. This woman who still looks good in blue:

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"Me in 2009 vs. me now. Thank god for braces and spray tans."

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35. This guy who fell in love with fitness:

Instagram: @spenceralthouse

"I was 18 in that first pic and was ~just~ starting to hit puberty. Now I'm 26 and finally starting to like myself."

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36. And this woman who will never take another dance photo again:

Instagram: @swainsch

"Age 12 vs. age 22. I have a love-hate relationship with my old dance photo on the left."

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