Twins | WIRL Project

Being a Twin with Twins: What It’s Really Like

My name is Caitlin and I am a fraternal twin. This is my story. My sister’s name is Chalise. We grew up in a small town in northwest Pennsylvania. We had a pretty normal childhood with amazing parents and two older sisters, Alison and Amanda. Once we reached high school, we started having different friends and different interests. Chalise is very smart and very talented. She was always the star of...

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What It’s Really Like to Have an Identical Twin – and Finding out at Age 33!

Ok yes, I knew I was a twin my whole life, but for the first 33 years, we were told we were fraternal.   First question EVERYBODY asks when I mention that I have a twin sister is – Are you identical or fraternal? My response was always that we are fraternal, but look VERY similar! We were always told that my mother had fraternal twin girls because we each had our own sac in utero. Every frat...

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