Brooks, Roger

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Name
Brooks, Roger Gender: M
Brooks, Russel
born on 28 May 1938 at 20:31 (= 8:31 PM )
Place Binghampton NY, USA, 42n06, 75w54
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 07°02' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 29°47 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 20°52'



Biography

American twin separated from his brother at birth, renamed and raised differently. Their natural parents, Jules Brooks and Maria, never married. Roger was taken by a couple who were big drinkers. His foster mom fell asleep one night with a lit cigarette; the house caught on fire, and Roger suffered from second and third degree burns on the right side of his body.

By the age of nine, he had been in four foster homes and had four different sets of parents. Hurt and wary from bleak nurturing experiences, he was an underachiever. Brooks learned that he had a twin when he was a teenager.

He enlisted in the Air Force and reported to basic training on 8/15/1955; he was stationed in Tokyo, Japan. After his discharge, he returned to Miami, FL and took a job in an aircraft factory. For the next three years, Brooks saved his money for future goals.

Feeling incomplete, he began the procedure of tracing his twin on the last day of 1962. It took 11 days to find Tony Milasi, his twin brother. When they met on 1/10/1963, they became inseparable, with every day a wonder in finding how identical they were in tastes, responses, their IQ and behavior.

Roger married on 2/27/1965 and bought a house next door to Tony and his wife. Both men were in sales, and on 7/22/1967 they opened a business together, "The Twin Market."

Roger and his wife Stephanie had a baby daughter on 10/18/1967.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Work : Start Business 22 July 1967 (Bought a market with his twin)
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  • Social : Joined group 15 August 1955 (Reported to Air Force training)
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  • Work : Begin Major Project 31 December 1962 (Started search for twin)
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  • Relationship : Meet a significant person 10 January 1963 (Met twin seperated from at birth)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 27 February 1965 (Stephanie)
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  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 18 October 1967 (Daughter born)
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Source Notes

LMR quotes biographer Bard Lindeman, "The Twins Who Found Each Other," Wm Morrow & Co. Inc., NY, 1969

Categories

  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Sales
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (USAF)
  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Twins, seperated at birth)
  • Family : Childhood : Adopted
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Accident/Injury (Burned as a kid)
  • Family : Childhood : Abuse - Neglect (Nine foster homes)
  • Vocation : Miscellaneous : Factory work (Aircraft factory)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Market)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One daughter)

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