Weird And Strange Twin Stories That You Have Never Heard Of Before

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11Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland, and David Kellman

Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland, and David Kellman were a set of identical triplets that were separated at birth as part of a study of “Nature vs Nurture”. They happen to meet each other later on in life due to mere chance. They all came together after being incorrectly recognized as each other.

Bobby Shafran Eddy Galland and David Kellman

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12Robert and John Eckhardt Jr.

John Eckhardt Jr. was born on 27 August 1911 with a condition known as sacral agenesis which is a condition where the person has underdeveloped legs. He used custom-made clothing to hide his legs and called himself ‘The Half Man’ and joined a circus. He later joined a magic performance thanks to his identical brother Robert who he would replace to make it seem as if Robert was cut in half.

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Robert and John Eckhardt Jr.

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13Abbas and Hassan O

Abbas and Hassan O broken in and robbed Germany’s famous luxury department store Kaufhaus Des Westens. They stole €5 million worth of jewelry and watches but left DNA at the crime scene. The twins were monozygotic twins meaning that their DNA was also identical. The authorities couldn’t conclude who had robbed the store and had to let the brothers go free.

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Abbas and Hassan O

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14Jim Lewis and Jim Springer

Jim Lewis and Jim Springer were separated at birth and lived very far from each other. They met at the age of 39 only to discover their lives were nearly identical. Their name Jim was actually given to each of them independently by their adoptive parents. Both men had married twice to women who had the same names. The first wife was Linda and the second was Betty. They worked as sheriff’s deputies, drank the same beer, and even smoked the same cigarettes.

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Jim Lewis and Jim Springer

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15The twins who died on the same road

Did you know that once seventy-year-old twin brothers died within hours of one another in separate accidents on the same road in northern Finland? The first brother was hit by a lorry while riding his cycle. A couple of hours later his brother got hit by another lorry on the same road. This is just freaky.

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The twins who died on the same road

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