Heartbreaking Portraits Capture Two Identical Twin Farmers At The End Of Their Lives

January 30, 2015 3:05 PM

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Heartbreaking Portraits Capture Two Identical Twin Farmers At The End Of Their Lives

Photographer Janos Stekovics met identical twins János and István Lukács in 1985. At the time, they were in their sixties. The two have since passed away, one in 2005 and the other in 2007. However, in the final phase of their lives, Stekovics chronicled the daily lives of these brothers and friends working together on the Hungarian countryside, living in the same house they'd inhabited all of their lives.

Stekovics followed along while the Lukács brothers accomplished their daily tasks. They'd wake up at four in the morning, tend to the animals until noon when they'd eat a lunch of bacon and bread, and continue working until dinner. They slept in a farmhouse built by their parents, with clay walls an...

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