The story of two women who found out they were identical strangers

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    Elyse Schein (left) and Paula Bernstein as children. (Courtesy of Radio Diaries)

    Elyse Schein (left) and Paula Bernstein as children. (Courtesy of Radio Diaries)

    What is it that makes us…us? DNA or life experience? Genes or environment?

     

    Paula Bernstein and Elyse Schein share 100 percent of their DNA. Separated at birth, the twins were both adopted and raised by loving families. They met for the first time at the age of 35, and discovered that they had been part of a unique research study on the ‘Nature vs. Nurture’ debate.

    Hear their story above.

    This story was produced by Radio Diaries

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