Two Hearts Beat as One: When a Twin Dies

A True Story

by Tim Mannion



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/4/2014

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 180
ISBN : 9781458208965
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 180
ISBN : 9781458208989
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 180
ISBN : 9781458208972

About the Book

Two Hearts Beat as One: When a Twin Dies is the true story of a pair of identical twins and their experience with coming to terms with dying and separation as a result of terminal illness. The book intertwines feelings, emotions, personal thoughts, memories, and reactions to assist the reader in understanding many of the emotions related to losing a loved one. Anyone who has ever lost someone they love can relate to this book. It truly touches the heart, reminds us of the important things in life, and helps us come to terms with death and dying.

Tim shares his heartfelt story of the hardest days of his life along with some memories of the happiest days of being a twin. You don’t need to be a twin to read this book; it touches the heart of anyone who has ever been loved, lost, and survived.

“Tim Mannion holds up a mirror and guides the onlooker through a personal story using his wisdom and insight as a reader’s guide.”
—Barbara Rubel, MA, BCETS, CBS, CPBC; keynote speaker and author of But I Didn’t Say Goodbye and Death, Dying, and Bereavement

About the Author

Tim Mannion received his undergraduate degree in social work from Kean University and his master’s degree in social work administration from Rutgers University in New Jersey, where he was born and raised and where he presently resides. After high school he enlisted and served in the US Navy for four years, but those weren’t the most important achievements in his life. His proudest life achievement was being a twin to his brother Tom and carrying the memories they made throughout their lives.