Have you ever made a new friend, and felt an immediate click? Something that made you feel as though you may have been separated at birth? Or have you ever seen a picture of a stranger online and thought “wow, we could be twins!”
Twins secretly separated at birth seems far-fetched, like something out of a soap opera. Triplets sent to different families sounds even crazier. A plot line so far-fetched, it could only belong in the most melodramatic of stories. Things like that just don’t happen in real life. But sometimes life is even stranger than fiction, and melodrama can be very real. It definitely was for Robert Shafran.
1. That Kind Of Face
Some people just have a look that seems familiar and reminds you of someone else. It’s just that kind of face. Sometimes the resemblance isn’t substantial, just a similar haircut or nose. Other times the resemblance is uncanny. Some people are more likely to become “that guy” than others. There are more genetically dominant genes, like brown hair, right-handedness, or a “widows-peak” hairline.
Robert Shafran has always been the kind of guy people confused for others. By the time Shafran started college, he was used to being “that guy.” Until something happened…