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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1991 - Student Life. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 17, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19959/show/19701.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1991 - Student Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19959/show/19701

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Transcript TWINS £ wins. When most people hear When asked if they ever regretted this word it sparks an uncanny in- being twins, the Gishs and McChes- terest and the questions and the cu- neys said "Never!". Shelly McChes- riosity run wild. Nearly always the ney replied "We always have some- first question asked is the perpet- one who understands and is a best ually irritating "Are ya'll twins?" Of friend." The others had various the five sets of identical twins in- opinions. According to Jon Taylor terviewed for this story, three sets "it is really hard when Larry's ir- — Jon and Larry Taylor, Ginger responsibility reflects on me." Scott and Tracy Gish and Kelly and Shelly Peoples said "It's hard to establish McChesney — said they enjoyed the your own identity because people attention at first, but when the ques- consider you as a unit." tions persist and the answers are ob- All but one set have the same in- vious it really became annoying. terests. Tracy said, "We are both Sean and Scott Peoples said, Chi Omegas, have undeclared ma- "When we were kids the attention jors, and are roommates." The was great, but now all of it is ir- McChesneys are both business ma- *§ mating. Stacy and Tracy Cheek said, "We do not understand why people ask us if our parents can tell us apart." Jon and Larry Taylor see things in a different per- spective. "It doesn't bother us, in fact I think it is jors and the Cheeks work in the same office. For unusual experiences the McChesneys steal the show. Kelly said, "In our graduating class of 60 there were four sets of twins and our best friends were twins that lived next door." Being a twin has its ups and downs, but it is great because we are best friends! AA 99 fun. It is always going to happen, so The Gishs were a complete sur- why be irritated?" prise. When Mr. Gish called his fa- The Taylors and the McChesneys ther that night to tell him the news, had their own language when they he said "It's girls! Ginger and Tra- were babies and Ginger Gish said cy!" The next day Mr.Gish's father "We spoke in complete sentences called back to clarify whether he while we were still toddlers." had heard Ginger-Anne Tracy or The Peoples and Taylors Ginger AND Tracy, switched places for tests and traffic Yes, it can be irritating, annoying, tickets while the girls stuck to less and sometimes downright aggravat- daring acts. ing, but as these five sets of twins "Our parents couldn't keep have proven, there is obviously a babysitters because we switched good side to being a twin. The ex- places so often the sitters never periences are many and will last a knew who we were!" said Ginger lifetime — not just to the twins but Gish. to everyone in their presence. Jon Taylor said "To be able to -Prebble McLaughlin identify us our mom had to put a blonde streak in Larry's hair." On Omegas Ginger Gish and Tracey Gish show 1 wins Sean Peoples and Scott Peoples say that that twins can be good friends. The Gish twins sometimes they regret being twins because it's remarked about each other, "She's my best hard to establish their identity. Photo by Prebble friend." Photo by Manuel Esparza McLaughlin. -■>** /"laving a good time playing pool, Kelly and Otacy and Tracy Cheeks jokingly show their Shelly McChesney say "we often say the same affection for one another. These twins are the things." Photo by Manuel Esparza. best of friends. Photo by Manuel Esparza. 24 ^tyfi*' Student Lift Twins ^^jf^ 25