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The Garrote -- The victim was locked into a seat with his back against a flat surface or a metal rod. His neck was strapped with leather, string or a metal band, attached to a wheel or crank in the back. The wheel would turn so his neck was crushed agonizingly slowly, eventually suffocating him to death.
This is Lydia Fairchild, and she is one of the rare people in the world known as human chimeras. When a fertilized egg meets another fertilized egg in the womb it has 2 choices: develop separately into fraternal twins, or absorb the competition. Chimeras occur when the twin is absorbed but doesn't die, instead continuing to live in your body. Thus one person carries 2 different set of genes, with random organs having your twin's DNA. Anyone could be a chimera without knowing it.
5 Real-Life Stories of Twins Creepier Than Any Horror Movie - Twins Jennifer and June Gibbons. As kids they were known as "the silent twins" because they refused to speak to anyone but each other, and even then they used their own secret language that no one else could understand.Their relationship was complicated. On one hand, they were best friends, and on the other, they occasionally tried to kill each other.