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Texas Couple Welcomes Identical Triplets, 2 Conjoined

At 4 pounds, 11 ounces each, the Torres triplets were born at an uncommonly healthy birthweight (triplets typically weigh in at only 4 pounds). But that’s not their only rarity. 313 more words

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Facts About Conjoined Twins
Births of conjoined twins, whose skin and internal organs are fused together, are rare. Conjoined twins occur once every 200,000 live births, and their survival is anything but assured. 1,046 more words

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Doctors successfully separate conjoined twins

The parents of conjoined twins Carter and Conner Mirabal say the boys have been separated.

The parents announced the news Monday morning on their Facebook page, … 201 more words

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From 1 crib to 2: Conjoined twin boys separated at 5 months

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in their 5-month-old lives, conjoined twins Carter and Conner squirmed in separate cribs.

The Jacksonville boys who shared a liver and small intestine were successfully separated Thursday after a 12-hour operation by three surgeons, five anesthesiologists and 12 other staffers. 407 more words

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Years After Separation, Former Conjoined Twin To Undergo Surgery Again

SYLMAR (CBSLA.com) — Rare, conjoined twins separated surgically nearly 10 years ago are back in the news Tuesday as one of the girls needs to undergo major surgery to remedy complications from being fused to her sister. 191 more words

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RuPaul's Drag Race S07E08: Siamese Dream

We’re living in a post-Snatch Game world, which means the shit is getting markedly more real on Drag Race. The big bombshell at the end of the last episode was… 3,241 more words

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Book Reviewlets: Half Life, Shelley Jackson

In the early aughts, a younger, dapperer TfH encountered Shelley Jackson’s Patchwork Girl, one of the best of the first wave of “hypertext”.

E-lit before e-readers, hypertext sought to exploit digital possibility for fictional ends. 491 more words

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