Black and White Twins
A mixed-race British mom, Kylie Hodgson, gave birth to twins in 2005, one of each – one black and the other white. The odds of such a birth is a million to one, experts said. Although cases of this nature sometimes occur when a woman conceives twins fathered by two different men, it was a much rarer case in which a match occurs twins with very different physical characteristics (eg, skin tone, color hair, eye color) instead of a mixture of the characteristics of their parents. The parents, Kylie and her partner Remi Horder, are of mixed race themselves, both being born white mothers and black fathers. Her two girls – Kian and Remee – were both born with blue eyes, with Remee having blonde hair and Kian having black hair and somewhat darker skin than her sister. Since then, the skin tone Remee became lighter, while Kian’s has become darker and their eyes have turned brown.
Twin Boys, twin lives
Life stories almost identical identical twins “are often surprising, but perhaps none more than those of these identical twins born in Ohio. Twins separated at birth, being adopted by different families. Unknown to each other, both families named Jim boys. and here the coincidences just begun. both James grew up not even knowing of the other, yet both sought training law enforcement, both had abilities in mechanical drawing and carpentry, and each had married women named Linda. Both had children one named James Alan and the other named James Allan. the twin brothers also divorced their wives and married other women – both named Betty. and they both owned dogs which they named Toy. Jim Lewis and Jim Springer finally met on February 9, 1979, after 39 years of being apart.
Twin Sisters, Twin boys delivered the same day
In 2004, twenty-year-old twins Ashlee Spinks and Andrea Springer both twins delivered by Caesarean section at Northside Hospital (Georgia, USA) on the same day.
– Mothers who did not use fertility drugs to conceive – were 6 months pregnant when she discovered that both were carrying twins and were due on the same day.
This “one in a million” coincidence is due mainly to the fact that not only do Ashlee and Andrea have an obvious history of twins in the family, but the families of both their husbands also have a history of twins.
World’s Heaviest Twins: over 723 lb each
Billy Leon McCrary (1946 – 1979) and Benny Loyd McCrary (1946 – 2001), known together as the McGuire twins, were listed in the Guinness Book of Records as “the world’s heaviest Twins” with 328 kilograms (723 pounds ) and 338 kg (745 pounds), respectively).
Born in Hendersonville, North Carolina, the twins began using the stage name McGuire and gained popularity as tag-team wrestlers and in carnival stunt shows. Billy McCrary died on July 14, 1979 at the age of 32, following a motorcycle accident during a stunt at Niagara Falls. Benny lived for 21 years until his death at age 54 on March 26, 2001, of heart failure.
World’s Oldest Twins: over 100 years old
Kinsan Ginsan was the affectionate name give to twin sisters from Japan who were unprecedented in terms of its longevity. Gin and Kin, whose names silver and gold is Japanese, born on August 1, 1892 in Nagoya, 270 kilometers (170 miles) west of Tokyo. Kin was the elder daughter and Gin was the younger daughter. The tests showed that they were identical twins, but for some reason they had different blood types.
In 1991, he celebrated being about to reach 100 years of age, and presented in a newspaper article in which the mayor of Nagoya met and congratulated both. Your health and vitality, despite being over 100 years old, are said to be “an ideal form of living in your golden years,” and they became national celebrities in Japan. Kin died in 2000 and Geneva in the next year, at the age of 108.
Twins with the greatest height difference between each other
Hussain Bisad London, England, who is 7ft9, and his 5ft5 twin sister, Khardra, who lives in his homeland of Somalia, have a 28-inch difference in height between them, holding the world record for the largest height difference between the twins. Hussain also holds the record of having the biggest hand span of any living man.
Twins separated at birth in Mexico, meet each other by chance in US
Twins separated at birth 20 years ago in Mexico had an unexpected encounter after one of the girls enrolled at a university in Long Island. Tamara Rabi had no idea Adriana Scott existed until students began confusing it with the other girl.
The girls were adopted by different groups of parents in the U.S.. Tamara grew up with Jewish parents on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Adriana was raised Catholic in suburban Long Island City. However, each girl had no idea he had a twin until Tamara moved to Long Island last fall.
People who do not know know said. The confusion gave way to astonishment when a friend said he knew someone so similar they had to be sisters. Her name is Adriana and went to another school not far away, on Long Island.
First we contacted them via the Internet. It turned out that both were adopted and were exactly the same height, a little over 5 feet 3 inches. Finally, an email the other a photo. Their eyes were so similar that there was no doubt. Since then, the girls have become close friends.
Twins born in different years
Catalin and Valentin from Romania are twins with different years of birth. Catalin was born in December (2 months premature). Doctors were able to wait and deliver her second son Valentin two months later, in February. Romanian doctors attributed the delay in the birth of a rare congenital condition that gave the twins mother two uteruses due to a congenital malformation that occurred when she was an embryo in the womb. About one in every 50,000 women has a double uterus but the hospital believes this was the first case in which a woman was pregnant at the same time in both wombs and given birth nearly two months apart. The two brothers were healthy when they were discharged the same day.
Identical twins, suspects of the same crime for sharing DNA
$ 6,800,000 worth of jewelry were snatched from the cases of Kaufhaus des Westens, a department store seven luxury apartments. Three masked robbers, wearing gloves were captured on surveillance cameras sliding down ropes Store skylights, smarter than its sophisticated security system.
That night he went out, but to record: DNA, found in a drop of sweat on a latex glove discarded next to a rope ladder used to reach the ground floor. Police running through the material database German crime. And they have a success – two actually.
The team identified 27-year-old Lebanese identical twins Hassan and Abbas O. Police arrested the brothers and charged both of theft, a crime that carries a possible jail sentence of 10 years. But later, before the case went to trial, were released.
Here’s the thing: the authorities had no choice, since the court ruling made it clear: “From the evidence we have, we can deduce that at least one of the brothers participated in the crime, but has not been possible to determine. “German law does not allow a person to detain indefinitely just because a crime is suspected. The police will continue to keep an eye on them, waiting to be taken to the loot. However, with arrest warrants for suspended brothers have the freedom to travel, and the authorities can not access their phone lines or monitor their bank accounts.
Twins brothers, different parents after test tube mix-up
Wilma and Willem Stuart were a Dutch couple who had been trying to conceive unsuccessfully for years and decided to try IVF. They soon realized that they would be parents of twins. When the two boys were born, Koen had blue eyes, dark hair and pink skin, Tuen had dark eyes dark hair and brown skin. A DNA test revealed that Koen was the Stuarts child but Tuen was not Willem. The research report has not been made public, but speculation is that a piece of lab equipment called a pipette, like a large eyedropper, has been used twice, causing another man’s sperm to be mixed with Willem. The hospital called it an “unfortunate mistake”. The Stuarts remembered there was a black couple in the waiting room the same day during the IVF process. The hospital located the man and confirmed he was Tuen’s biological father. Although it was not required to meet his son he never knew he had, he did when Koen was 18 months old. The biological father only looked at him from a distance and did not try to claim him and was comfortable that the Stuarts loved the child, and let them continue raising him.
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