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Peopletracer Blog

Jul 03

World's longest separated twins reunited after 78 years

Imagine finally meeting your twin sister, after spending 78 years apart. That's what happened to Ann Hunt and Elizabeth Hamel – the world's longest separated twins.

Ann and Elizabeth were separated as babies, when their unmarried mother, Alice, was unable to take care of them both. Whilst Elizabeth stayed with her mother, Ann was given up for adoption. 78 years later, curiosity about their past finally reunited them. This is their story.