Lifelong Best Friends Discover They’re Actually Brothers

Alan Robinson and Walter Macfarlane grew up as best friends and recently learned that they're actually brothers.

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HONOLULU (AP) — Two Hawaii men who grew up as best friends recently learned that they’re actually brothers and revealed the surprise to family and friends over the holidays. Alan Robinson and Walter Macfarlane have been friends for 60 years. Born in Hawaii 15 months apart, they met in the sixth grade and played football together at a Honolulu prep school. Macfarlane never knew his father, and Robinson was adopted. Separately, they sought answers about…

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