Heidi Who? Klum Wasn't Always A Supermodel -- Check Out These Awkward Childhood Photos!

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Apr. 2 2014, Updated 7:09 p.m. ET

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Heidi Klum is one of the most recognizable faces on Earth, but there was a time when she was just a regular (and awkward!) teenager like the rest of us — and RadarOnline.com has compiled a gallery of all the photos.

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The eighties were in full force when this old photo of Heidi Klum was snapped. The supermodel is almost unrecognizable with her dark brown, puffy hair!

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The new -- yet old -- photos of Klum were released by a former classmate named Parviz Khosrawi, who directed a movie the model filmed during her teenage years.

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Heidi Klum High School

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Klum has her face painted as she dances alongside two other girls.

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Heidi Klum High School

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Klum, who grew up in the small German town of Bergisch, was cast in the school film as a cyborg, which was called Die Weibliche Kampfmashine -- translated as The Female Fighting Machine or Female Cyborg.

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It's a far cry from her perfect model look these days, but it would only be six years later that Klum would get her start in the modeling world after a friend nudged her to enter a modeling competition.

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As a high school senior, Klum won the contest and was offered a modeling contract with Metropolitan Models New York. Her big break came when she landed the 1998 cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

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There's a hint of the future supermodel to be in this photo, where Klum has her hair straight, pulled into a low ponytail while she looks deep in thought.

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Heidi Klum High School

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In another old photo, Klum is dressed up with a large hat and feather.

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Heidi Klum High School

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Guns blazing! Klum rocked the big hair and denim while acting in the school's film where she played a girl transformed into a cyborg.

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