Siamese Twins

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SIAMESE TWINS First of all: What the term Siamese Twins means and where it derives from: Siamese twins are identical twins, capable of surviving and joined by a part of the body. The term derives from Chang and Eng Bunkes, who lived from 1811 to 1874 in Siam. Michael Attard, 44, and his wife Tina, 29, broke their silence after four months at the centre of one of the most emotive cases in medical and legal history. Their daughters Mary and Jodie were joined at the abdomen when they were born at St Mary s hospital., Manchester, in August. Doctors said both would die within months unless they were separated. The Attards, devout Roman Catholics, were totally opposed to an operation because it would mean certain death for Mary. Her own hearth and lungs were not working and she depended on her ...

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