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College Students Realize They're Related

Two freshman girls at Tulane University in Louisiana got a big surprise when they found out they were more than just classmates and friends.

Turns out they also share the same DNA—at least on one side of their family.

Mikayla Stern-Ellis and Emily Nappi met while looking for roommates, according to the Tulane Hullabaloo. While Nappi already found a roommate, the two stayed in touch, both revealing that they had sperm-donor fathers from Colombia.

“We don’t really remember any [other] Colombian donors, so when Mikayla came home for winter break, we were sitting on the couch and looking at Emily’s picture and her picture, and I said to her, ‘You should text her and ask her for the donor number,’” Mikayla's mom, Debra Stern-Ellis, told the Hullabaloo.

After Mikayla sent Nappi a message, they found out that they both shared the same father.

And not only do the girls look remarkably similar, but they also share a love of acting and are performing in Tulane's upcoming production of the Vagina Monologues, according to the site.

Photo credit: Claire Brown/Tulane Hullabaloo

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