News: Nigerian Conjoined Twins Finally Separated

Conjoined twins from Nigeria have been separated after a lengthy operation at a Tennessee hospital.

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Multiple news outlets report the 1-year-old twins, Miracle and Testimony Ayeni, were separated following an 18-hour procedure at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. The girls were conjoined at the lower half of the body.

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According to a statement by Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, the surgery to separate them took 18 hours. Le Bonheur is holding a news conference Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. about the twins.

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