4. Parallel Lives Though Separated at Birth What if you had a twin you didn’t know about and you lived the same exact life in different countries? The Jim Twins were both named Jim by their adoptive parents, the brothers both married twice – the first time to women named Linda and the second to women called Betty. Jim Springer named his son James Allen while Jim Lewis called his son James Alan. They both had dogs named Toy, both spent time as sheriff’s deputies, they drank the same beer, smoked the same cigarettes and drove the same Chevrolet.