Left to right: Beth Young, Jasmine DePompeo, Kathy Young
May 25, 2012
Like everyone else, Jasmine DePompeo could not tell Beth and Kathy Young apart when she first met her Navy women's lacrosse teammates during plebe summer. After all, the identical twins not only look exactly the same, but also have similar mannerisms.
Both Young girls constantly sport broad smiles and have infectious laughs. They both have boundless energy and sunny dispositions. They both are truly caring and giving individuals.
"They are the most positive human beings I've ever met," DePompeo said. "At first, I thought it was an act. I was like, you two can't possibly be that happy all the time. But sure enough, Beth and Kathy are just genuinely good people who love life, love family, love friends."
Over time, DePompeo figured out ways to tell the Young twins apart -- although she had the benefit of being in the same company as Kathy and having her as a roommate.
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