Twins: A Study in Identity Times Two, Part One of Two

Identity is crucial to who we are as  individuals. It shapes our perspective, our aptitudes, and our success as humans.

For the majority of people, “self” is a journey of one — a solo project of experimentation and discovery.

But — is individuality doubled — or halved –if you should happen to be born into a world that can’t tell you from your twin?

The scientific term for identical twins is “Monozygotic.” Fraternal twins are called “Polyzygotic.” Got it?

If that’s too technical, let us break it down for you…

In “twins: A Study in Identity Times Two, Part One of Two,” we explore how personhood  is defined by 9 people (yes, nine…) conjoined right down to the chromosomes.

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