ARLINGTON, TX (NBC) - Elizabeth and Alexandra Perez are identical twins with identical career paths.
The twins on staff at a Texas hospital have doctors and patients seeing double.
"We could probably pull of switching, but I wouldn't," Alexandra said with a laugh.
The two, who were selected for a youth prodigy program at the hospital, work as patient care technicians while they go to college, getting hands-on experience in their field of study.
Alexandra works in Ortho-neuro, while Elizabeth spends her time in the ER. Their college is paid in full by the hospital.
"I hope to be here until I become a nurse and afterwards," Elizabeth said. "I love it here, I love the ER and it's just the teamwork, everyone here is friendly and every day I'm learning something new."