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August 29, 2013

Sharing the spotlight

Teichert sisters shine in TV debut for `Twinsanity'

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“Ugghhh,” said his twin brother Ethan.

Kavita, 14, from New Jersey said, “You think of yourself as two different people, yet you find yourselves doing the exact same things. Said her twin sister, Divya, “That’s so disturbing.”

“Sometimes people ask if we’re identical,” said Taylor, 14, from Texas, speaking about herself and twin brother, Torrance. “And I just feel as if they need to be slapped.”

“Being alike is not the same as being the same,” host Ellerbee, a veteran TV journalist, said. “You may be a twin, but you’re still you. Sometimes I wish I were a twin. Maybe a twin for a day ...”

“Nick News,” produced by Lucky Duck Productions, is now in its 22nd year and is the longest-running kids’ news show in television history. It has built its reputation on the respectful and direct way it speaks to kids about the important issues of the day. Over the years, “Nick News” has received more than 21 Emmy nominations and recently won its ninth Emmy Award for “Under the Influence: Kids of Alcoholics” in the category of Outstanding Children’s Nonfiction Program.

CATCH A GLIMPSE

For those who missed this week’s broadcast of “Twinsanity,” the episode, and other episodes of “Nick News,” are available at www.nicknews.com after they premiere on Nickelodeon. Additionally, the episode is available on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/nick-news-with-linda-ellerbee/id40020372a show about kids who are twins.

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