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These Twin Sisters Celebrated Their 100th Birthday With An Adorable Photoshoot


Nov. 20 2018, Updated 7:17 p.m. ET

Maria Pignaton Pontin and Pauline Pignaton Pontin are twin sisters from Ibiracu, Brazil. Twins tend to share a special connection and these two amazing women are no exceptions.

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Photographer Camila Lima learned of the twins while flipping through her local news and saw they were about to celebrate the big 1-0-0.

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When she learned that the 100-year-old twins were celebrating their birthday together, she wanted to do something special for them to commentate their day perfectly.

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So she contacted Maria and Paulina and offered up a two hour professional photo shoot as a birthday gift. The siblings immediately agreed and were very excited.

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The shoot came complete with makeup and styling. Camila put matching pink and blue dresses on the sisters, who had a ball getting their photos taken in true style.

"They did everything I asked and did not complain about tiredness," Camila said. She also said that they were "very happy and satisfied" with the final product, reported Today.

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The pictures weren't just a gift for the sisters, but for their enormous families, as well. It'll be something the family will always treasure.

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According to Brazil's Gazeta News, Maria and Paulina have 31 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren between the two of them. I can only imagine what Christmas is like. Sounds like one huge happy family!

For Camila, the photo shoot wasn't just a kind gesture towards two cute old ladies: she hopes that they will inspire young couples to cherish life more and enjoy the little things.

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And to see these 100-year-old women having the time of their lives in such a simple collection of photos makes it easy to get all warm and gushy about our existences.

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You can check out more of Camila's work here. (h/t today)


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