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Al Roker surprises fans with photos featuring rarely seen family member on Today

They look so alike!

Al Roker shares a close bond with his family, and he made it evident by making a rarely seen member part of his life at work as well.

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In a series of pictures he shared on Instagram, the Today Show star revealed that his younger brother, Chris, had joined him to host that day.

The special moment was part of a family week initiative by the team of Today where family members will be joining as co-hosts and special guests all week.

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"Getting to cohost the @3rdhourtoday with my #babybrother @chrisroker was an absolute joy. As @craigmelvinnbc says, 'my favorite Roker' thanks for capturing, @photonate," Al captioned the pictures of the two.

Fans instantly were struck by how similar the two looked, despite Al being 16 years Chris' senior, as his wife Deborah Roberts commented: "So fun watching you living bro's!"

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A fan wrote: "Loved the show you two are the cutest," with another saying: "I see a little bit of Nick in him. Very handsome," and a third adding: "Y'all look like you were having fun!!!! Thx for sharing your bro!!!!"

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Al brought his younger brother Chris to work as a special co-host

Even Al's co-stars couldn't help noticing the similarities, as co-host Sheinelle Jones exclaimed on the show: "I got to tell you, I saw you walking down the hallway — I thought you were Al!"

The popular weatherman has another sibling as well, a younger sister named Alisa, who surprised her big brother on the air along with Chris for National Siblings Day in April.

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Al and his family are currently riding on the high of having recently completed the Abbott 5K Dash in New York City in the run-up to the marathon.

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Al, Deborah, and Nick celebrated after running the Abbott 5K Dash

The Today star's wife, Deborah, shared a series of family pictures of her with her husband and their son, 19-year-old Nick, including a selfie of the three radiantly smiling at the camera after having finished their incredible dash.

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