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This Sassy Kid Grew Up to Be Reality TV Show Star — Who Is It?

Remember when you and your friends were kids in the ‘70s and you all bought matching madras plaid shorts and knee-high tube socks with coordinating stripes? It was so fun to compare mullets and tuck in our shirts and go out with our romper-wearing gal pals. Oh wait, that wasn’t us. That was this reality TV show hottie, who outgrew this awkward phase so hard, we can’t even believe this picture is real.

Think you know who it is? Scroll through to find out.

11.29.2012 / 07:30 PM EDT by Julia Wayne
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