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picture of the series "brothers" about the deafblind twinbrothers Jörg an Rolf Fischer. When the brothers where 8 month old, doctors discovered that they were deaf. The twins are deeply bound to one another by their fate: they were both born deaf and gradually lost their sight during the course of their lives due to severe diabetes.⠀⠀⠀ They experience the world differently from most of us and that is what makes their relationship so unique.⠀⠀⠀ As it is diffcult for them to communicate with the world around them, they support each other in their daily lives and have developed their own language and humour.⠀⠀⠀ Jörg is now completely blind.⠀⠀⠀ Rolf is still partially sighted and tries to support his deafblind brother as best as he can.⠀⠀⠀ He guides him, even though he often does not see the way properly himself and if there is written information he reads and translates it, despite it being a great effort for him.⠀⠀⠀ In Germany there are about 8000-10 000 deafblind people. Many of them due to their impairment live isolated in their own world and find it difficult to build up a relationship with others.⠀⠀⠀ Not so Jörg and Rolf: they have rarely been apart from one another since the day of their birth.⠀⠀⠀ In 2012 the brothers moved to Deutsches Taubblindenwerk Fischbeck, a special facility for the deafblind and people who are visually impaired and hard of hearing.⠀