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My family is everywhere,
Giant and small, as fitting,
I rarely live just by myself,
With my kin I'll be keeping.

Between the twins when I need help,
Between the twins when laughing,
Beside the knight when I agree,
Beside the knight when falling.

Here I'll be seen with my bare head,
Away I'll wear my helmet,
My presence is quite rarely shunned,
But still, we haven't met yet.

I am...?

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  • $\begingroup$ Oh-My! The clickbait title... $\endgroup$ – user96551 Jun 16 '16 at 18:44
  • $\begingroup$ cmon, somebody post the answer we all want $\endgroup$ – coburne Jun 16 '16 at 18:47
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You are

the letter 'o'.

My family is everywhere, Giant and small, as fitting, I rarely live just by myself, With my kin I'll be keeping.

Letters are everywhere, capital and lowercase, and generally found in groups.

Between the twins when I need help,

SOS

Between the twins when laughing,

lol

Beside the knight when I agree,

OK (the knight = Kay, one of the Knights of the Round Table (via @GarethMcCaughan))

Beside the knight when falling.

KO (boxing, knock-out)

Here I'll be seen with my bare head,

English o's (usually) have no diacritical marks.

Away I'll wear my helmet,

Non-english o's often do. (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Variations_of_%22o%22#Diacritics)

My presence is quite rarely shunned,

it's a common letter.

But still, we haven't met yet.

There are no o's in the riddle or title!

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  • $\begingroup$ Looks great! I was just wondering if it could be a letter $\endgroup$ – Moose Jun 16 '16 at 15:05
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    $\begingroup$ "K" standing for "knight" seems OK to me. But one of the KotRT was called Kay, so perhaps that's who you have in mind. $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Jun 16 '16 at 15:14

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