Ella Taylor. NEON hide caption. Now in his grizzled late fifties, Bobby Shafran is an affable, ordinary fellow whose life ran away from him back in , when the nineteen-year-old freshman drove his beat-up Volvo to enter community college in upstate New York. He was puzzled at being effusively greeted by fellow students who called him Eddy.
Kristin Chapman , Editor February 6, Shafran, Kellman, and Galland were identical triplets born in , each of whom were separated six months later when they were adopted by different families. But there was a catch: not one of the families knew that the baby they had adopted was a triplet. The movie explores how the brothers discovered each other at age 19 and sought to understand their circumstances: why had they been separated? He had never been there before, but people were greeting him like an old friend, girls were kissing him, and random kids were clapping him on the back.
In New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery. New York, three complete strangers accidentally discover that they are identical triplets, separated at birth.
An extraordinary new documentary about identical triplets who were separated at birth has reignited the debate over the dominance of DNA in controlling our behaviour and the way we live our lives. His fellow students greeted him like a long-lost friend. Another student, Eddy Galland, who had studied at the college the previous year, was the cause of the confusion, it transpired.