The internet has fallen in love with this throwback of a young Stephen Colbert

Get the Full StoryThe internet loves a good throwback and — as photographic evidence proves — 1984 was a good year for Stephen Colbert.

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A redditor named ArtieStation shared a sepia toned photograph of a young Stephen to the r OldSchoolCool subreddit where it went viral.

Redditors fawned over the young Colbert who looks like a man high on optimism — his big grin, the twinkle in his eye, his voluminous hairstyle.

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