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Twin Brothers

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Twin Brothers

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"Clustering" was the prewriting technique that I used to generate ideas and to also help visualize how the ideas might logically relate. As clustering help generate some ideas, it also gave me a sense of organization. Clustering was very beneficial with this week assignment because it allowed me to see how the various facts and ideas might be logically related.

On the surface, my brother and I are very identical, yet we have our own distinctive personalities. At times we may have similar connections, but at the end of the day we are each our own individual (or you could use person) own individual .
My twin brother and I love to play extreme sports. My brother loves to play basketball and I football. One day, while my brother was playing basketball at the courtyard, he fell and landed on his left arm and was taken to the hospital. After a check-up, Doctors doctors found he had broken his left arm. A few weeks later, I was playing football after school and got tackled down to the ground, where I and landed and injured my left arm. I was taken to the hospital and after a check-up; , Doctors doctors found that I had broken my left arm. My brother and I have many memories where many coincidence coincidental accidents have happened to us, ; however, the connection we do have, and our distinctive personalities, helped us move forward with whatever life threw at us.
Hello Matthew- some of the rewording I entered above is just a suggestion, you can use whatever words you like to tighten up the sentences. Thanks!…...

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