When You Meet Someone Who Also Lost a Twin Daughter
I recently became friends with a mother on my daughter’s cheerleading squad. There was an instant affinity between us, though we had little enough in common.
She’s the mother of five; I have two. She works full time; I stay at home. She has an au pair (a real one, from a foreign country and everything); I don’t even know a neighborhood kid that I could call to babysit.
But we bonded anyway, over the shrill yells, mistimed choreography, and the joy of watching our daughters be a part of a team.
And one day, we bonded over something else.
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