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A family in Naas have brilliantly recreated a photo they took with a snowman 21 years ago

The snowman is about 11ft tall.
Mar 2nd 2018, 12:02 PM 14,604 5

IT’S NOT OFTEN that we get enough snow to build an 11ft tall snowman.

In fact, the last time that was possible may have been around 21 years ago. A reader named Anne sent us this photograph from when her 5-year-old brother’s snowman was featured in the Leinster Leader way back in 1997.

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This week, Anne’s brother Jim (who is now 26) brought his snowman back to life after 21 years.

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Standing in the exact same spot in their garden in Naas, the family huddled around the massive snowman for a picture.

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Anne’s brother and her father even recreated their old picture.

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Here are both photos side by side:

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Pretty close. Anne told that a stepladder was employed to ensure that the snowman was as tall as possible. The 1997 snowman was around 8ft tall, while 2018′s snowman was 11ft tall, with his hat included.

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