Lincoln-Sudbury High is seeing double: this year there are 37 sets of twins among its 1,576 students.
Sophomores Kevin, left, and Scott Henderson are pictured. They are among the eight sets of twins that are part of the sophomore class, according to the school.
In the senior class there are eight sets of twins, nine in the junior class, and 12 in the freshman class.
Between 2008 and 2010, Massachusetts had the second highest rate of twin births in the nation, behind Connecticut. Next
Seniors Samantha and Christopher Blake will head their own way in the fall as they attend the University of Vermont and Elon University in North Carolina, respectively.
“I’m kind of looking forward to it,’’ said Samantha. “It’s time for a little time apart. We’ve had enough of each other for the past 18 years.’’ Next
Statistics show that twin birth rates have been climbing nationally, and especially in Massachusetts, since 1980. Most recently, between 2008 and 2010, the US rate was 33.0 sets of twins per 1,000 births. In Massachusetts during that time, the rate was 44.4 per 1,000 total births.
Freshman Dana, left, and Heidi Rubenstein are pictured here. Back to the beginning
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