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Creepy twin stories!

Contributed by Mallory Kraus

James Edward Lewis and James Arthur Springer were separated and adopted by two different families but shared similarities other then both being named James. They both married a woman named Linda, but divorced her and married a woman named Betty, and named their sons James Alan. After going through life without meeting the other, the two finally met in their 30's. Talk about living parallel lives!!

Contributed by Alyssa Green

In 1993, Donald Anderson took his identical brother Ronald's place in jail, facing a charge of 16 years. It wasn't the first time Donald claimed to be Ronald to protect his brother. Not only did he serve his jail sentences, Donald also went to the army as his twin brother. Many believe you should always stand up for your siblings, but in this case Donald went above and beyond!

Contributed by Alyssa Green

As of June 6, 2013, Edith Ritchie and Evelyn Middleton are the oldest living twins in world. They were born November 19, 1909 making them 103 years old!

Contributed by Alyssa Green

While around 10% of single babies will end up being left-handed, about 22% of twins are left hand-handed!

Contributed by Alyssa Green

Looking to have twins? Maybe look into diet with more dairy! A study done at the Long Island Medical Center showed that vegan woman were 5 time less likely to have twins than those who consumed dairy products.

Contributed by Alyssa Green

It is possible for twins to have two different fathers. This is called heteropaternal superfecundation and it happens when the mother releases multiple eggs and those eggs are fertilized on separate occasions by different partners. Although it is very uncommon, Miya and Leah Durrant are proof that it is possible!

Contributed by Alyssa Green

The phenomenon of twin talk in action!

Contributed by Alyssa Green

Here is a article on one of the U.K's heaviest mixed-set twins!! They have a combined birth weight on record by a set of twins at 17.5 pounds!!!

Contributed by Alyssa Green

Women who are pregnant with twins need to eat an average of 2,700 calories a day!

Contributed by Alyssa Green