British Twins Aged 101 Meet Each Other Every Week Despite Living 80 Miles Apart

Britain’s oldest twins who celebrated their 101st birthday in June, still meet up every week despite living more than 80 miles apart. Edith Dumbleton and Dorcas Tobin were born on June 28, 1920, at their family home in Banbury, England. The nonidentical sisters have lived through 25 prime ministers and four monarchs. “It’s marvelous we’ve got to this age because we don’t know anyone else near 100, so for us, it’s been incredible,” Edith, who is older than Dorcas by 45 minutes, said. “We’re still going strong and get the best out of it we can.” Between the sisters, they have 5 children, 13 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren. According to Edith’s daughter, Christine Bemand, 67, who currently lives with her mother, the twin siblings came from a “modest background,” and their dad was an engineer. Unfortunately, when the twins were only 3 years old, their father passed away. “Their mother brought up …

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