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Clint
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I just changed my avatar to a picture of a painting of two men I very much respect and admire. Chang and Eng Bunker were survivors, winners and inspirational. Chang is my g-g grandfather and Eng is my g-g uncle. They are men who overcame what many would call impossible odds to be successful by any definition.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chang_and_Eng_Bunker
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I've heard of the twins before,

it seems incredible that they could each have a relationship and have so many children!
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I read a biography of them many years ago. A very interesting life they led. Seemed fulfilled too. Wonder if they still have any decendants left??
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This is unbelievable, i just got this question in the FG daily trivia :eek:



Sci / Tech: Reproduction and Genetics: Twins



10Twins Chang and Eng Bunker gave the name to which sort of twins?


Fraternal twins

Siamese twins

Identical twins

Mirror image twins

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Marie5656 wrote: I read a biography of them many years ago. A very interesting life they led. Seemed fulfilled too. Wonder if they still have any decendants left??Clint is Changs great great grandson.
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Clint :-6

That is fascinating. I am a twin myself -- identical and mirror-image.

Thanks for sharing :)
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cherandbuster wrote: Clint :-6

That is fascinating. I am a twin myself -- identical and mirror-image.

Thanks for sharing :)
I have cousins who are identical twins. They used to have a lot of fun with it. They do everything they can to look different now though. I don't know how many sets of twins there are in the family but there are more. My grandfather moved west and we don't see much of the east coast relatives.
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abbey wrote: This is unbelievable, i just got this question in the FG daily trivia :eek:



Sci / Tech: Reproduction and Genetics: Twins



10Twins Chang and Eng Bunker gave the name to which sort of twins?


Fraternal twins

Siamese twins

Identical twins

Mirror image twins


And the answer is....SIAMESE TWINS:guitarist

I wonder what they would call them today? Siam is now Thailand. Thai Twins maybe.
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