Untwinning

Untwinning by Ilana Garon There’s a picture of Jenny and me when we have both just turned eight, celebrating our birthdays together. We’re standing side-by-side at the head of a dining room table, eye-level with two matching chocolate cakes whose candles we’re moments from blowing out. Two little heads, one dark and one light; I look expectantly up at the camera, frozen in a baby-toothed smile of unabashed joy, while Jenny smiles serenely, if cryptically, into the distance. In some […]

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