1 Mum doesnt mention the little bit of bleeding and says its probably nothing
2 Dad is either never told or assumes the loss of one twin is of no account
3 The radiologist sees the second sac and says nothing about it
4 The doctor doesn't mention it either
5. The pregnancy proceeds with a few complications but no one attributes them to the vanished twin
6 The baby is born with a few problems but no one atributes these to the vanished twin
Then the child grows and begins to show psychological signs, but they are also misinterpreted
As a young adult this particular womb twin survivor realises that this is the answer to why he or she has always felt sad and empty inside, as if something is missing.
Grateful and glad for this insight, the womb twin survivor speaks about this to a menber of the family.
The response (of course) is silence.
The stories that womb twin survivors long to tell are a silent cry from the womb.
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We are putting a voice to that silence, so this sad and untold story can be heard at last.
I was told today that if you have a good story, never told before, that is almost a guarantee that a publisher will take it on - I have tried that. I sent out proposals and so forth. The resul;t?