Separated At Birth, These Triplets Were Part Of A Bizarre Social Experiment

The debate over nature versus nurture is one that has fascinated scientists since the 1500s and 1600s and the topic is still being discussed today. It is a complex puzzle. Just how much of who we are is determined by our genetic make-up and how much is a result of our environment and how we were raised? To uncover insight into nature versus nurture, some researchers have taken extreme measures to gather data.

In the case of a unique set of triplets who were the victim of this research, the data learned from the strange and heart-breaking experiment was not worth the exploitation of the three young boys. This is the story of a serendipitous discovery that would take the triplets on a rollercoaster ride of emotions:

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