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August 26, 2005
Excerpt from New Book: Divided Minds
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Our local blog celebrity -- Pamela Wagner -- has had her and her sister's new book featured earlier this month in the New York Times. Following is a short excerpt from their new book "Divided Minds" and a link to the full article just below the excerpt. I highly recommend you check it out, and also check Pam's blog on the site.
We Both Live Here
(New York Times, August 7th, 2005)
By PAMELA SPIRO WAGNER and DR. CAROLYN S. SPIRO
PAMELA: On Nov. 17, 1952, I slid into the world with barely a whimper. Five minutes later, kicking and squalling, my identical twin sister tumbled out after me. We were as alike as two spoons. We answered in one voice, spoke each other's thoughts, completed each other's sentences. We were bound to each other as firmly as any conjoined set of twins.
But in other senses we were polar opposites. I was the steady, stoic one; I soothed my needy twin whenever she went on a weeping jag or temper tantrum, which seemed to be all the time. I shone at school; Lynnie didn't read until fourth grade. I was capable; Lynnie worked on being pretty.
Link to full story: We Both Live Here
Posted by szadmin at August 26, 2005 10:37 AM
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