A DNA test has revealed that a married couple are actually biological twins. The couple had visited an IVF clinic because they were struggling to conceive a child.
A Jackson, Mississippi, fertility doctor informed the unidentified pair that they were biological twins after he noticed the striking similarities in their DNA, it was revealed on Thursday.
The siblings had been tragically separated at a young age after their biological parents died and they were adopted into different families, both not knowing about the other.
The devastated couple was left at a loss with what to do, as marriage between siblings is outlawed in the southern state. After the doctor informed the husband and wife that they were related, the pair tried to put together the pieces of their lives, reported the Mississippi Herald.
The pair unknowingly reunited while attending college and they quickly bonded over their strikingly similar backgrounds and fell in love.
The physician told the news outlet: ‘They were attracted to each other due to their similarities. They felt they could really connect with each other. If only they had known the truth, it could have saved them so much pain later on.