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The official term for these type of marriages is "quaternary marriages". Barbi Kantor-Goldenberg of Rye Brook, New York and her twin sister, Cheryl, married twin brothers, Bruce and Barry Goldenberg, respectively, almost 30 years ago in different ceremonies that were a year apart. Today, the two couples remain happily married and have five children between them.
The Goldenberg children are actually full genetic siblings, an oddity of genetics that occurs when identical twins marry identical twins since identical twins share the same DNA. Identical twins from Abilene Christian University two-stepped down the aisle in - with identical twin grooms. The sight of two sets of identical twins dating each other caused some giggles from the student body.
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But she knew he was the one - and Ginna knew Erich was the one - shortly after their first kisses. Both girls felt fireworks. And both knew they were paired with the right twin. Gaylen said she and Nicholas are more goal-oriented and outspoken while Ginna and Erich are laid back. After three years of dating, Nicholas and Erich proposed to their girlfriends on Oct. The proposals were a well-planned surprise. The Glasscock twins thought they were part of a photo shoot for a new Amarillo restaurant owned by their boyfriends' mother, Tammy Schmidt, and her business partner.
But when desserts arrived with rings attached, the real purpose became clear. The couples shared wedding attendants, the church and a reception - which saves money. But there was some differences. Gaylen and Nicholas walked down the aisle at 4 p. It seems highly unlikely that identical twins would meet and fall in love with other identical twins, but this has happened before. Although the couples had two separate ceremonies, they planned to share a wedding reception and then move into the same two-bedroom apartment together, the Daily Mail reports.
There are some factors of attraction that make this plausible. However, environmental influences also play a big role, he says. It also seems that both sets of twins are really into their twinness, which could have been reinforced by their family or social environment.
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That could make being a twin a part of their identity and increase the odds that they would marry similar people, Durvasula says. Read more from Yahoo Lifestyle: The couples shared their first date, engagement and also plan to share their post-marriage home.
Krissie and Zack's wedding will take place on Friday and their siblings Kassie and Nick will wed Saturday. The happy couples will then share a reception on Saturday night.
The one thing the duos didn't do together was meet. In a stroke of fate, the professor asked the class if there were any twins present.
The future lovebirds both raised their hands.