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‘Real’ Harry Potter, Ron and Hermione found in school photo

An old school photo has become a viral hit after eagle eyed 'Harry Potter' fans reckoned three of the students looked rather like Harry himself, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger.

We're not sure where the photo originated from, but it found it's way onto the front pages of popular sharing sites Reddit and Buzzfeed thanks to the uncanny resemblances.

Annoyingly, no one's come forward to say who the mystery students in the photo are.

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Check out the picture below...

Hogwarts and all... are these the real-life Potter kids? (Credit: Reddit)

Here's the reasons some fans think the trio look similar to their 'Potter' counterparts.

Hermione's known for her long mousy-brown locks, to the point where Emma Watson chopped off her hair in order to be cast in different roles. The girl in the picture has that down, though she could do with looking a bit more smug...

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She's standing next to a red head with overgrown locks, much like Rupert Grint in 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban', though not quite the extreme lengths seen during the 'Goblet of Fire'.

Then, in front of them, glasses and all, is an awkward-looking 'Harry Potter' himself. Is that fringe covering a lightning-shaped scar?

It's certainly a freaky photo, and if you know where it came from, or who the kids are then please let us know!

Bizarre Update: Quite a few of you guys think 'Ron' is none other than singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran! Alice Smith and Kate (in the comments) reckon the picture was taken at Thomas Mills High School, which he apparently attended. Thanks for all your suggestions so far!

Bizarre Update #2: Something else our eagle-eyed viewers have spotted: The girl below 'Harry' looks a bit like Ginny Weasley (Bonnie Wright) and the lad below her resembles Tom Felton's Draco Malfoy - only with short hair...