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  • Twins. 2 letters in a bottle. 2 peas in a pod.

    However, the two kids that I know couldn't be more different. For starters, one was a boy and the other, a girl. Secondly, they were 3 months too early. Yes, it was a time for worry when they first came into this world. But before long, they were home from the hospital and had become quite a handful. One slept while the other cried and as soon as you put the crying one to bed, the first one would wake up. I took to living with their parents for a few months to lend a helping hand.

    As they grew older, we realized that the boy was not doing as well as the girl. He couldn't sit, hold his head up or do anything that a normal 6 month old can do.

    A year passed, then two. Girl grew, Boy didn't.

    It's now been 5 years. She loves dancing, going to school and has 3 boyfriends already. He sits in his wheelchair and observes everyone around him, his head strapped to the back of the chair because he still cannot hold it up. Sometimes, when he sees someone he loves, or if you give him some chocolate, he looks up into your eyes and smiles.

    And the world becomes a happy place again.

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