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Twinless In Ohio - This Week - Twinless In Alabama

Have you ever met a set of twins? Could you imagine only meeting one of them? This is my story, about being a twinless twin. My twinless twin journey began on September 15, 2016 but this journey will last a lifetime. That day will forever be ingrained in my mind.

What follows is some background information for clarification. My twin brother, Ian Alexander Scher, was as my loving, wonderful parents would say "all boy". He had brown hair that matched milk chocolate under the right light. His smile could light up a room. His eyes, those eyes, I find mirror mine so much, yet they didn't mirror mine enough. His eyes revealed that he was an old soul. He showed so much emotion in what I would call boring, muddy, dirt like brown eyes.

Ian had a rare genetic disorder that took him from walking to using a walker and leg braces to being wheelchair bound and 100% dependent on people. He had stopped eating earlier that week. No food at all and when he did eat it was small bits; almos…

Twinless Twins

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What an incredible beginning. Becca and I are off on the journey of her/our 1st Twinless Twins Conference. Our journey began early on Wednesday, July 11th, leaving the house at 7:30am, heading to Silver Spring. We were headed to Mike's home, another Twinless Twin, so we could begin the drive to Columbus, Ohio, the site of the 2018 Twinless Twins. As you can see, we wanted to make sure we had everything we needed, probably plus some. Arriving at Mike's, many thoughts went thru my head. I couldn't believe we were doing this, it was spear headed by Becca. She wanted to go after Brian and I pretty much forced her to go to the regional meeting in April. When I first started this post, I was going to go into details of the of the conference and all the things we did. Now, as we sit in the car on our way home, I'm not exactly sure how I'm going to proceed.  This weekend was more emotional than spiritual and physical. Seeing all the twins, and yes they are all still twins,…