With one sister boasting fair skin with ginger hair and the other having darker skin with curls, you may find it hard to believe these two are twins.

by John Shammas for The Mirror Mar 2, 2015

These two teenage girls are twins – they just don’t look like it.  Lucy, with white skin and straight ginger hair, and Maria, with her thick curly hair and darker skin, were both born in January 1997.  So in school, classmates had no trouble telling them apart.  Thanks to a rare scientific quirk resulting from their mother and father’s mixed-race pairing, they were both born with different coloured skin.  Their mum Donna is half Jamaican while father Vince is white.  But when they heard they were having twins, they could never have guessed that they would produce twins looking so different from each other.

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