BlogDH Presents: It Takes Two

Orlando and Mark

Brown has 6,182 undergrads, 1,974 grad students, and 463 med students. Someway, somehow, a lot of these people seem to look like each other. You might not know their names, and you might not be friends with them, but you know these pairs exist. And don’t you just want to tell them? We know we definitely do. After years in the making, Blog decided it was finally time to play a little game of doppelgangin’ matchmaking. We’re getting Brown’s doppelgangers together, face to face, for the first time. 

FYI: Merriam-Webster defines “doppelganger” as “someone who looks like someone else.” We’re talking Annie and Hallie status here.

it takes two

For our new segment, “It Takes Two” (an homage to our fav things, Mary Kate & Ashley and Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock), you can submit any doppelgangers you know by emailing their names to Then, Blog will get these twins together by informing them that they have a doppelganger while keeping the name of their other half undisclosed. We set them up to interview each other… because who wouldn’t love to interview him or her self?

For our first duo, we present Mark Valdez ’15 [full disclosure: Mark is a contributor for BlogDH] and Orlando Rodriguez ’17. (Check out their photo above.) Their signature traits include perfectly waved brown hair (to the left), thick rimmed glasses, and that big, goofy smile.

Check out Mark and Orlando’s questions for each other after the jump:

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