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Conjoined Twins Celebrate 10 Years of Separation

Conjoined twins Carl and Clarence Aguirre recently celebrated ten years of separation. The Negrenese children were formally separated on August 4, 2004, following four surgeries spanning nine months. The New York team of surgeons who performed the surgeries was led by pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. James Goodrich. On Monday many of the doctors, along with the formerly conjoined twins and their …

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Conjoined Twins Celebrate 18th Birthday

Emily and Caitlin Copeland, who were born as conjoined twins, recently celebrated their 18th birthday as two separate individuals. The girls, who were born joined at the liver, took their birthday as a day to celebrate a successful separation that allowed them to, not only live normal lives like other kids, but graduate co-valedictorians from Lutheran High North in Houston, …

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Conjoined Twins: One Body, Two Faces

Renee Young and Simon Howie, who already have seven other children, welcomed their twins, via emergency C-section, on Thursday, at Westmead Children’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia. While each and every birth is a special event, this birth was extra unique. The twins Hope and Faith were born conjoined with a rare congenital disorder called diprosopus. Young and Howie found out …

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Conjoined Twins Will Stay Together

When conjoined twins Garrett and Andrew Stancombe were born a few weeks ago, their parents had to make a very hard decision. Would they choose to leave their baby boys together or would they allow them to undergo a risky surgery that could cause one or both of the babies to die. For parents Michelle Van Horne and Kody Stancombe, …

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Conjoined Twins Will Not Be Separated

When Andrew Donovan Lee and Garrett Lee Donovan Stancombe were born on April 10, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, doctors didn’t know if, or for how long, the boys would survive. Andrew and Garrett are not like other newborn twins. They are conjoined twins, who are attached from the breastbone to the waist. They share a heart and a liver, but shockingly …

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Conjoined Twins – Finally Living Apart

Allison and Amelia Tucker were born conjoined at the chest and abdomen, and could not be separated at birth due to the extremely complicated surgery that it required. Or at least that is what they were told, and the twins spent half of their life attached to one another. When parents Shelly and Greg Tucker who reside in Adams, NY …

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Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated

Jenni Ezell gave birth to her twin boys on July 15. This should have been the happiest moment of her life, but instead it was the most frightening. The boys, Owen and Emmett Ezell, were born as conjoined twins. They were attached from just below the chest to right above the belly button. Jenni and her husband Dave knew that …

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