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PEOPLE Presents Angelina Jolie's Beautiful Beginnings

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As the old song goes, Angelina Jolie must’ve been a beautiful baby – ’cause, baby, look at her now.

As for her younger days, PEOPLE has an exclusive peek inside the Changeling Oscar nominee’s family album of long ago, when Jolie was 23 months old – and her mother, Marcheline Bertrand (who died in 2007), was the spitting image of her daughter today.

Shown here, from 1977, are dad Jon Voight, mom Bertrand, Jolie and her big brother, James Haven, on his 4th birthday.

Though remembered as “an independent bundle of energy,” the baby of the family “was kind of in the background that day,” photographer and family friend Charles Eastman tells PEOPLE. After all, he adds, “who knew she was going to grow up to be Angelina Jolie?”

For more family photos, which Eastman calls "a tribute to Marcheline," pick up this week’s PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday

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