10/07/13 - Latina - Weird News: 12 Sets of Cuban Twins Live On Same Havana Block
Could it be something in the water?
Cubanos are marveling at an amazing coincidence in a western Havana
neighborhood. On two consecutive blocks, 12 sets of twins live alongside
each other. The twins range in age from newborns to senior citizens.
"We were the first ones," said Fe Fernandez, 65. Her identical sister,
Esperanza, said, "It's incredible!"
According to The Huffington Post, at first glance, 68 A-Street doesn't
appear to be anything special. Children play ballgames in the streets as
tropical music floats through the neighborhood. However, the tranquil scene
turns into the Twilight Zone when residents start seeing double.
"Hi, I'm Carla, and this is my sister Camila," said Carla Rodriguez, one
half of a pair of nine-year-old twins. "We love living on this block
because we have twin friends!"
The abundance of twins has no explanation. Tamara Velazquez, who's been
busy raising six-year-old identical sister Asley and Aslen said, "I never
expected it. No fertility treatments. It was my first pregnancy, and at
five weeks they did an ultrasound and I was carrying twins."
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