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"They both have dimples," Rachel's earnest classmate declared, "that's how you can tell they're sisters!"
The explanation was simple enough -- no matter that 7-year-old Rachel has white skin and her 21-month-old sister, Angela, has black skin.
I just spent the weekend with more...