Adult Twins, Separated at Birth, Have Emotional Reunion

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  • Inspired by the documentary "Three Identical Strangers," Michele Mordkoff and Allison Kanter discover they are twins and have an emotional reunion on camera. Read more:"Two Identical Strangers" was directed by Tim Wardle. Courtesy of Neon, it is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.
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  • The Atlantic

    The Atlantic

     3 months ago +42

    Check out our other story "Identical Twins Who Look Nothing Alike:"

  • Victoria Katherine

    Victoria Katherine

     5 months ago +2036

    I wish there was a law where you couldn't separate twins, or multiple birth siblings. So cruel.

  • miso mercy

    miso mercy

     7 months ago +795

    They both chose the same type of outfit to meet in , boxy tank-like shirts, and synthetic material bottoms. I found that interesting.

  • global.001


     4 months ago +305

    Kind of need a follow up. Did they end up clicking and building a life together? So sad they were separated.

  • Lauren Pistey

    Lauren Pistey

     5 months ago +325

    my 8th grade math teacher and her sister adopted 6 siblings so they wouldn’t have to separate them ❤️

  • tt


     7 months ago +1944

    my mom found her sister last year. they didn't know the other existed. 71 years old! crazy

  • Christina Nomee

    Christina Nomee

     7 months ago +235

    As a mother of twins, this made me cry...I could not imagine them without each other. I’m sorry this happened to u. I hope u chicks can recover some of the love u missed out on.

  • Christopher Combs

    Christopher Combs

     28 days ago +43

    I think it should be against the law to separately adopt out twins. Just my own opinion.

  • milan


     7 months ago +460

    I am a identical twin iam 44 and lost my bother at birth but in my heart I no something is missing

  • Gogsi T.

    Gogsi T.

     4 months ago +195

    Their face and voice remind me so much of Janice from Friends😂 especially the blonder twin

  • rvpstudioscanada


     7 months ago +1576

    Just think of all the people BEFORE social media was around...who never got the chance to meet their biological family members.

  • whatisupwiththis cruelcruelworld

    whatisupwiththis cruelcruelworld

     21 days ago +34

    Actually they're triplets the third one is Janice from Friends.

  • Gayle Geer

    Gayle Geer

     7 months ago +144

    So precious! I thank God for bringing these twins together...for the rest of their lives. <3

  • Donya P

    Donya P

     22 hours ago

    As a mother of 2 sets of twins I'm truly emotional😪 watching 👀 this.

  • Jaden Joness

    Jaden Joness

     1 months ago +35

    This irrelevant but her son Andrew cute. 😭

  • elyb


     7 months ago +1271

    They are very similar in their style of clothing and hair style, the sound alike and walk alike.

  • Phlegethon


     2 months ago +23

    Seeing your face in another photo must be insane

  • Carla Marlene

    Carla Marlene

     4 months ago +43

    as a mother of twins, i notice they walk alike. thats not something you can just adopt

  • Jaya


     3 months ago +31

    They both remind me so much of Janice from Friends lol. In a good way! I loved her

  • Hailey Fine

    Hailey Fine

     6 months ago +27

    Why isn't there a law that u can't separate twins.
    Just siblings in general