Longest-separated Twins Find Each Other After 78 Years

Imagine delving into your family history and discovering you have a twin. That’s what happened to Ann Hunt, a 78-year-old, who had no idea she had a sibling at all until last year. Now she and twin Elizabeth Hamel have met for the first time since they were babies – setting a new world record.

You can read more in an article by Vibeke Venema in the BBC World Service web site at http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27188642.

My thanks to newsletter reader John Rees for telling me about this story.

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Dick, I enjoy the clean look of this new site. However, I do miss the replies attached to each of your posts. The links to replies on the left of the site are scattered. Please consider moving the replies back to below each article. And best of luck with your attaching the older part of the site.

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I guess I do not understand what you describe. On a desktop or laptop computer with a normal-size screen, the replies I can see ARE attached to the bottom of each post. When using a small screen, such as on a cell phone or a small tablet computer, the replies might display differently. I don’t see any “links to replies on the left of the site.” Or are you seeing something different from what I am seeing?

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