The photograph was made with a long exposure, and I imagine the slightest movements in their bodies as they try impossibly to hold completely still for the camera.
Non-twins will never have experience a bond of this type in their lifetimes, even child rearing is different.
Surely it must have been a misunderstanding? We can talk about this all day on here but it might be more helpful for you to get an opinion from someone that actually knows your brother.
Our younger daughter, Claire, 13, was at school, and I was looking forward to spending some time with Tamsin, who had just broken up for the holidays.
And I got what I need from that time.
When they took the knife away, she continued to scratch with her nails.
It sounds pretty similiar to me getting my period, something private your body does.
Then she started inviting me to eat and go drinking to which I foolishly agreed.