Conjoined Twins: Hensel

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Name
Conjoined Twins: Hensel Gender: F
Abigail and Brittany Hensel
born on 7 March 1990 at 11:29 (= 11:29 AM )
Place Buffalo, Minnesota, 45n10, 93w52
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 16°53' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 02°48 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 29°28'



Biography

American dicephalic parapagus twins; in other words, they are conjoined twins, each of whom has a separate head, but whose bodies are joined. They are highly symmetric for conjoined twins, giving the appearance of having a single body without marked variation from normal proportions.

Each twin controls her half of their body, operating one arm and one leg. While they can eat and write separately and simultaneously, activities such as running and swimming require them to coordinate and alternate their actions symmetrically.

Due to the curiosity that their condition generated, the twins' progress as they were growing up was covered in a number of popular media, including Life magazine and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Link to Wikipedia biography

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Source Notes

PT quotes birth certificate in hand, requested by Paddy de Jabrun.

Categories

  • Mundane : Medical/Science : Other Medical/Science