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--- A M Y   H O L M A N

	refers to a British Jane Doe who finds out she is a “human chimera” when her sons 
	are tested for a kidney donor match.   	

Think of the woman who found her twin living inside her, svelte, and more canny in her betrayal than if she’d taken the husband’s sperm in the back seat of a Cadillac. Fused together in mother, the loser later refuses her sister’s claim on motherhood, winning two to one. Husband gets the fantasy of doing it with two, albeit

without the kink or costume. Sons are now confused with nephews. But did she get the kidney? Inconclusive. Chained in twice to this good life and still she’s far from home. The woman who found her twin in her liver but not her eyes, locked in one cell and not the other, as a bad taste in the mouth but not a bloody

waste of space, is of two minds: effusive and reclusive.

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