Katie Holmes looks just like daughter Suri Cruise in adorable flashback photo

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Like mother, like daughter.

Katie Holmes shared a super cute childhood photo for Throwback Thursday on Instagram, rocking a LifeVest at age four. When comparing baby Katie to a recent photo she shared of her daughter, 10-year-old Suri Cruise, the similarities are pretty undeniable.

#tbt summer days Me at age 4 ☀️

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❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ birthday vibes !

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Last month, 38-year-old Katie talked about protecting Suri from the celebrity world.

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Cindy Crawford & Kaia Gerber

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Katie Holmes & Suri Cruise 

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Gigi Hadid & Yolanda Hadid 

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Mel Gibson & Milo Gibson 

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Goldie Hawn & Kate Hudson 

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Miley Cyrus & Tish Cyrus 

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"I try to make our world very much an environment that's just all about being a kid without too much of Hollywood coming into that," she told The New York Times. "And I just enjoy it. Honestly, I think that there are so many books and opinions about how to be a great mom, and you have good days and bad days, and sometimes you do great and sometimes you could have done better."

"But I have to say I'm really enjoying having a 10-year-old," she added. "She's a remarkable person."

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ET spoke to Katie in October, when she talked about dedicating her directorial debut, All We Had, to her only child.

"She gets a special thanks for everything, [for] every job I do, because she makes every day great and awesome and better," the former Dawson's Creek star said. "I know myself better because of her, so she'll always get a special thanks."

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Actress Katie Holmes during an interview with host Jay Leno on August 11, 1999 (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Actress Katie Holmes and mother Kathleen Holmes attend the 'X-Men' New York City Premiere on July 12, 2000 at Ellis Island in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Actor Tom Cruise and fiancee/actress Katie Holmes leaving a midtown hotel December 14, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images)
Victoria Beckham and Katie Holmes during Victoria Beckham and Katie Holmes Sighting in Paris - October 6, 2006 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pierre Suu/FilmMagic)
Tom Cruise, Suri Cruise and Katie Holmes visit the Plaza Hotel on December 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
Katie Holmes during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on November 15, 2012 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Valentino Garavani, Katie Holmes, and Giancarlo Giammetti attend the Valentino Sala Bianca 945 Event on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
The Tonight Show Starting Jimmy Fallon: Actress Katie Holmes on July 23, 2015. (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 28: Suri Cruise (L) and actress Katie Holmes (R) with guest in the audience during Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at The Forum on March 28, 2015 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/KCA2015/WireImage)
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