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Yukon Gold Rush Photo Begs Question: Is Greta Thunberg A Time-Traveler?

Photo: University of Washington

An old photo dated 1898 is causing a stir online as people noticed a familiar face: that of Greta Thunberg.

The black and white photo shows three children working during Yukon’s Gold Rush era. At the photo’s forefront is a young woman with her hair in braids.

Greta Thunberg Doppleganger
Photo: University of Washington Archives

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People have noticed a striking resemblance to climate activist Greta Thunberg, who has inspired and led climate strikes around the world.

Obviously, it’s not Thunberg herself, but that didn’t stop the internet from doing its thing. Cue the time-travel jokes.


Greta Thunberg Doppleganger tweets
Photo: @Rbtwelve / Twitter

Others however, have denied the possibility of time travel:

Greta Thunberg Doppleganger
Photo: Allen Pierson / Twitter

Thunberg won’t be responding anytime soon, however. She is currently on a 48-foot catamaran travelling to Spain for the U.N Climate Change Convention next month.

What’s your theory?

In more serious climate change news, liquor stores in B.C. are completely ditching plastic bags. Also, electric vehicles are more popular in our province than anywhere else in Canada.

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