Double joy

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Gavin Foo

They had been separated at birth, with one baby remaining in Malaysia while the other baby was moved to Singapore.

Yesterday, the bond was obvious from the moment the identical twins reunited in Raub, a sleepy Malaysian town in Pahang. Smiles and hugs exchanged, the duo started chatting easily about the scorching weather and their plans for the day - it was almost as if they had never been apart.

But Miss Grace Loo, a 24-year-old Singaporean, did not even know of the existence of her twin until her dad spilled the beans three years ago. She searched for her sister since then and managed last month to track Miss Eliza Chang down through Facebook.

– Full reporting in The New Paper by Linette Heng

This article was first published in The New Paper on February 17, 2013.