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Kelly Ripa posts new family photo of husband and son – and fans can't tell them apart

The family resemblance is striking!

Gemma Strong

Kelly Ripa has sparked a major fan reaction with her latest family photo.

The Live with Kelly and Ryan star took to Instagram to proudly share a snapshot of husband Mark Consuelos with their eldest child, Michael – and the resemblance between father and son is extraordinary!

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Within hours, the candid selfie had racked up more than 100,000 likes, with a number of the couple's famous friends leaving comments. "Twins!" wrote Naomi Campbell, along with two love heart emojis. "OMG twinning!" Bethenny Frankel echoed.

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Mark himself also chose to comment, writing: "MC 2. Better." Meanwhile, another one of Kelly's followers joked, "Copy and paste!"

Kelly, 50, and Mark, 49, have been married since 1996 and have three children together: Joaquin, 18, Lola, 19, and Michael, 23.

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Just last month, the proud mum shared some incredibly personal news about Joaquin, which had left her husband nearly in tears.

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The star spoke about her son's struggle with dyslexia and revealed that he had earned a place at college.

She told her co-host Ryan Seacrest, "Joaquin is trying to decide on a college right now and he has a lot of options.

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"Mark and I were Facetiming the other night, and you’ll be surprised to know - because you’re nothing like this at all - Mark got very emotional and choked up and said, 'I never thought he would be able to go to college,' because he was profoundly dyslexic and dysgraphic."

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Kelly said it was through "hard work, determination and remediation" that Joaquin is facing an exciting future with plenty of college options.

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Expressing her joy at her son’s achievement, Kelly added that she "never had the doubt" that Mark did and reminded families with dyslexic children that it can be a "blessing".

"They learn how to read the room and pick up on social queues," she said.

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