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Tom Hanks or Bill Murray? The Internet struggles to decide

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It’s not The Dress 2.0. But it sure is close. 

The current debate gripping the internet has to do with a three-year-old photo (below) of Bill Murray meeting a crying child – only commenters on the image are convinced that the celebrity in question is actually recent SNL host Tom Hanks.

The photo, which was posted to the group Reasons My Son Is Crying in 2013 by Laura DiMichele-Ross, instantly went viral and became a meme, before going on to cause controversy as Internet users continue to argue which American funny man is shown in the picture. All of this, despite the fact DiMichele-Ross has long since confirmed the man in the photo is indeed recent Mark Twain Prize for American Humor recipient Bill Murray.

But this does give rise to a different question: How has no one recognized Hanks and Murray’s uncanny resemblance before?