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Double Identity: Raising Well-Adjusted Twins

Batya Ravitz

We Are Twins, But Who Am I? Such is the title of a book on the topic of the individuality of twins. Society loves nothing more than the adorable look of mirror images. Yet, is such an image healthy for twins? How can parents help their twins to support one another, complement each other yet remain the distinct individuals that they truly are?

 

Suffering? I’ll Pass… Or Maybe I Won’t

Esther Feiege Tehila bas Dina Gitel

Suffering is an aggressive enemy, and pain its insidious agent. Yet, when faced with a degenerating disease, one woman discovered that adversity masks hidden blessings.

 

Broken Words, a Whole Person: Seeing past Stuttering

Azriela Jaffe

The power of speech. It’s what sets humans apart from animals, what allows us to connect to others, and what gives our thoughts substance. However, for many, this element of communication is hindered by a speech impediment that’s compounded by social pressures. How does one cope with stuttering? What toll does it take on one’s personality? Is there a cure? Family First explores the many facets.

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Vi Elult’zich?
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