Brewing Bonds - A Coffee Shop With Sibling Love

Brewing Bonds - A Coffee Shop With Sibling Love

Sibling Coffee Roasters in Charles Town, West Virginia, is a tribute to the bond between siblings Libby Powell and Benjamin Withem. Libby, who longed for a sibling in her childhood, opened the shop and named it to celebrate her cherished relationship with her brother. The shop features family memorabilia, including a custom blend coffee named 'The Benjamin,' symbolizing her brother's mild demeanor. This story is part of NPR's series "The Science of Siblings," which explores the profound impact that sibling relationships can have on our mental and physical health, as well as our behavior and life choices. The series underscores the importance of siblings in shaping our lives, highlighting how these relationships can be a source of support and companionship, especially during life transitions and into old age.

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