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.