- The Washington Times - Sunday, September 22, 2002

Books

•"Twins," by Rachel Sandweiss, David Fields and Ruth Sandweiss, Running Press Book Publishers, 1998. Original essays and photographs featuring 27 sets of twins focus on the joys and struggles they have faced growing up together or apart.

•"Twin Stories: Their Mysterious and Unique Bond," by Susan Kohl, Wildcat Canyon Press, 2001. This book explores the emotional, physical and psychological elements of being a twin.

Associations

• The Center for Study of Multiple Birth, 333 E. Superior St., Suite 464, Chicago, IL 60611. Phone: 312/908-7532. Web site: www.multiplebirth.com. The center is recognized internationally as an authoritative resource on the causes and effects of multiple births.

•The National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs Inc., PO Box 438, Thompson Station, TN 37179. Phone: 877/540-2200. Web site: www.nomotc.org. The club is a network of 450 regional clubs offering supportand advice.

Online

•Twinstuff.com (www.twinstuff.com), a private site created and maintained by a pair of twin brothers and their twin wives, bills itself as the Web's largest community for twins, triplets and higher and their families. It contains news, support, shopping and resources.

•The International Twins Association (www.intltwins.org), organized by and for twins in 1934, is a nonprofit organization created to promote the spiritual, intellectual and social welfare of twins and multiples around the world. The site contains lists of clubs and conventions, among other resources.

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