(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
SIKESTON -- This school year 11 sets of twins in first through fourth grades at Lee Hunter Elementary in Sikeston have teachers and students frequently seeing double.
Sharon Turner, secretary for Lee Hunter, said she noticed the large number of twins recently when she was working on enrollment.
"Every time I turned around, there was another set of twins," Turner said. "... In a given year, we might have one or two sets in the entire school but not 11. It's unbelievable we had that many."
Lee Hunter has one set of twins in first grade, two sets in second grade, two sets in third grade and six sets in fourth grade.
Fourth grade teacher Debbie Bard admitted she, too, was surprised by all of the sets of twins this school year.
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