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Twitter Explodes Over Diver Michael Hixon's Resemblance to Zac Efron

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    Twitter Explodes Over Diver Michael Hixon's Resemblance to Zac Efron
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    Is that Zac Efron doing an insane dive at the Rio Olympics? No, it's Indiana University's Michael Hixon.

    Since making his Olympic debut in Rio, Hixon has been the topic of Twitter for his striking resemblance to the celebrity actor.

    Some on social media have called the two “long lost brothers” or “doppelgangers” while others say the resemblance is “uncanny.”

    Hixon won a silver medal alongside partner Sam Dorman in the men’s synchronized 3m springboard event last week, and is now competing for his first individual medal of the Rio Games.

    He advanced to Tuesday’s final in the men’s 3m springboard event after coming in fourth place during the semifinal with 467.25 points.

    Watch the final event live at 4 p.m. CT.

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