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Edward ""Eddy"" Galland
Birth: Jul. 12, 1961
New York, USA
Death: 1995
Essex County
New Jersey, USA

One of the THREE triplets from TRIPLETS ROUMANIAN STEAK HOUSE, Manhattan -- who were given up for seperate
adoptions (Two of whom "founded" this out while attending
Sullivan County Community College, Loch Sheldrake, New York and were nationally interviewed by Tom Brokaw.)

"... The third triplet, Eddy Galland, committed suicide in 1995 at his Maplewood, N.J. home. He left behind a wife and a young daughter. Neither his widow nor his parents, Elliott and Annette Galland of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., responded to a request for an interview..."
-- Newsday, Sunday, October 12, 1997
Page A5, A52, A53...
by Sephanie Saul, Staff Writer
"IN THE NAME OF RESEARCH: identical brothers separated at birth were studied, but truth was hidden."
(Issue of this newspaper was purchased by Gregory J. Stienstra, and copied by Barbara Stienstra, college archivist, for The Sullivan County Community College, Archives.)

NOTE: no relation to B.E.F. Stienstra.
I was employed at The Hermann Memorial Library,
Sullivan County Community College, Loch Sheldrake, New York, when this story evolved.

Further reading:

1980 New York Times Index states:
"SHAFRAN, Robert. See also Multiple Births -- Twins, S 19, 23."

1980 New York Times Index, page 871

"Twins Robert Shafran and Eddy Garland are reunited unexpectedly when fellow students at Sullivan County Community College, Liberty (INCORRECT -- LOCH SHELDRAKE) N.Y. mistake 1 for the other; they were adopted at 6 months of age and had never met; have identical IQ's and same taste in several areas (S) S 19, 17:1; Garland Twins learn they are triplets; Louise Wise Adoption Services reportedly confirmed that David Kellman, adopted by another family, is 3d sibling, 4th identical boy reportedly died at birth. (S) S 23, III.10:1."

--New York Times, September 19, 1980
(author credits unfound.)
"Mistaken Identity Leads to a Surprising Discovery."
(pagination missing.)

-- New York Times, Tuesday, September (date missing) 1980, page C10.
NOTE ON PEOPLE section "The Case of the Long-Lost Brothers, cont."

--Newsday, (full date missing) 1980,
(partial pagination -- page 3; author credits unfound.)
"Face Looked Familiar -- and Found a Twin."

-- Sullivan County Democrat. October 3, 1980 (pagination missing).
"S.C.C.C. Twins Turn to Triplets."

-- Newsweek, October 6, 1980
(pagination of first page of article missing.)
"3 Guys for Queens look to Hollywood."

-- Ibid. "Blood Is Thicker Than Surnames." Page 61.

-- Goodhousekeeping. February 1981
(no author credits. First page number missing.)
"The Triplets Who Found Each Other."
Pages ?, 76, 77, 80, 82, 83.

-- Newsday, Sunday, October 12, 1997.
Saul, Stephanie (Staff Writer),
"In the Name of Research: identical brothers separated at birth were studied, but truth was hidden."
pages A5, A52, A 53.
Created by: Barbara Elsie Feist Stie...
Record added: Feb 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17986675
Edward Eddy Galland
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Edward Eddy Galland
Added by: Barbara Elsie Feist Stienstra
Edward Eddy Galland
Added by: Barbara Elsie Feist Stienstra
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Today, February 20,2011 as I was scanning aimlessly and doing my internet surfing I come across an article about multiple babies and your story "triplets" which I read 15 or 16 years ago come across my mind and I find out today that you're gone...I was sa...(Read more)
- Purie
 Added: Feb. 20, 2011

- Candy Taylor
 Added: Nov. 14, 2010
to a nice person. that was able to have shared is life with is two brother's. i was glad i met him at sullivan county comm. coll. with john tesh. god be with you always.
- pasquale grasso jr.
 Added: May. 28, 2009
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