In fair Bluffton, South Carolina, babies from two different households were born within 24 hours of one another. A common enough occurrence, yes. But it's these little ones' names that make their stories align.
"They were both actually scheduled to be induced on March 26, but they both came early which is so neat. It just shows even more that it's fate—they just happened to be in the room next to each other," Clayshulte explained to CBS News.
Once the photographer informed them, both Romeo's and Juliet's parents agreed to have them pose together for pictures. When each family saw the sweet images, Clayshulte said they cried. "They just loved them."
She hopes to photograph the "couple" together later in their little lives—and unlike the Shakespearian sets, these "parents were very excited," Clayshulte told Parents.com. "The parents have already asked me to photograph their future wedding!"
Until then, parting is such sweet sorrow.
Photo credit: Cassie Clayshulte Photography
Melissa Willets is a writer/blogger and soon-to-be mom of 4. Find her on Facebook where she chronicles her life momming under the influence. Of yoga.