College BFFs Find Out They’re Actually Sisters Who Have The Same Sperm Donor Father

College BFFs Find Out They’re Actually Sisters Who Have The Same Sperm Donor Father
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This news just might end the whole nature vs. nurture debate.

Two college freshmen became fast friends over Facebook when they realized how much they had in common, but only after meeting in person did they discover that they share more than a mutual love of Tulane University, drama class and black fleece sweaters — turns out, they share the same sperm donor, too.

Mikayla Stern-Ellis and Emily Nappi, two California natives who were both drawn to the Louisiana school, fielded many comments about their similar looks when they started up a friendship during their first year in college.

Even though they quickly discovered that the other was also conceived through a sperm donor, the girls were taken aback when they learned over winter break that their parents’ sperm donation number was identical.

Maybe now that they know they’re half-sisters, the two BFFs can commence fighting like normal siblings.

H/T: Parentdish, Top Photo Courtesy: Claire Brown/Tulane Hullabaloo

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Katie Gonzalez

Katie Gonzalez is a contributing writer covering fashion and feminism. Katie graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in Middle Eastern Studies and currently lives in Haifa, Israel, splitting time between academic research and scouting for “The Middle East’s Next Top Falafel Wrap.” She enjoys a hot cup of green tea and a Joan Didion novel to take the edge off her aggressive online shopping addiction. Follow along on Twitter and Instagram: @KatieGonzalez12

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