August 8 and 9 in Twinsburg, Ohio, in the fortieth time hosted the annual Day of the Twins ( Twins Day ). In 2015, Twins festival gathered about 18 thousand participants, including dozens of pairs of twins and triplets of different sexes and ages from different countries.
The town owes its name to the twin brother of Aaron and Moses Uilkosam who settled there in the early XX century, and make sure to rename the municipality settlement in exchange for the generous donation and the opening of the first local school. Twinsburg – is not the only city applying for the title of “world capital of the twins,” but it takes place in the festival is the largest event of its kind. Its sponsors are regularly big brands like Pepsi. Presenting images of festival participants from Instagram.
At the beginning of the last century in the town Milsville, Ohio, settled twin brothers Aaron and Moses Uilkosy who are very proud of their absolute similarity: they were never apart, were business partners, married two sisters and had lived in the same house (or even died one day). Uilkosy applied to the municipality with a request to rename the town in their honor in Twinsburg, offering in return 6 acres of their land and money to open the first local school.
In 1976, residents of Twinsburg decided that the best place for the festival of twins than their town, you will not find on the planet, God told – with such a name … The first celebration was attended by a total of 36 pairs of twins local. Crowds of “single” come to gawk at the amazing spectacle, which doubles or even troitsya in the eyes, and secretly certainly envy. this lucky: because they have from the first minute of the birth have a friend, comrade and brother (sister) – a loving and understanding the second “I”. Twinsburg – is not the only city applying for the title of “world capital of the twins,” but it takes place in the festival is the largest event of its kind. Its sponsors are regularly big brands like Pepsi. [source]
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