Lady Gaga Was An Adorable -- And Normal -- Child In These Early Photos

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This just in -- Lady Gaga looked very normal and cute as a young girl. This may come as a shock to you since you're used to seeing Lady Gaga looking like this:

... Or like this:

... Or this:

... Or this:

... But beneath all that blood, lace, and Latex, Lady Gaga -- born Stefani Germanotta -- used to be Just Like Us -- a little girl who went to Catholic school and danced with her daddy during high school, as evidenced by these early Gaga photos from In Touch. Unlike us, Lady Gaga resembled a young Madonna in that iconic photo at her communion:

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Also, unlike us, Lady Gaga grew up to be one of the biggest performers on the planet. Still, enjoy these portraits of the artist as a very young lady... before she looks like this again.