Siamese Twins, Born
Ann Sabers takes a
drink of milk as her Siamese twin, Janet Mary, awaits her turn.
Eileen Weis, nurse, holds the bottle. The babies, joined at the
bases of their backs were born July 21 to Mrs. Floyd Sabers, 26
years old who lives on a farm near New Vienna, Iowa. They weighed
a total of 9 pounds 10 ounces at birth. Dr. Carl B. Hall said
they "have a good chance to live."
AP Wire Photo July
Phoenix, Ariz., Aug. 27,
Siamese Twin Girls Born.
Siamese Twins Girls, joined at the lower abdomen and possessing a
single umbilical cord, lie in a hospital here 20 hours after they
were born to Mrs. Rita Miranda in her Avondale, Ariz., home.
Hospital authorizes, who estimated the weight of the babies at
from three to four pounds each gave them an even chance to
AP Wire Photo Aug. 27, 1950
Detroit, May 16, 1950
Twin Girls Joined at Abdomen,
Siamese twin girls, born yesterday to Mrs. Nona Herring, 27, of
Detroit are shown in a special incubator at the Nt. Carmel Mercy
Joined at the abdomen and at first given a 50-50 chance to live,
hospital officials now say their condition is "precarious."
Siamese Twins Before Operation
The Brodie Siamese twins, who today are waging a grim battle for
life after being separated in an historic marathon of surgery, are
held by nurses in a Rock Island, Ill., hospital one day after
their birth on Sept. 16, 1951. A team of specialists operated for
12 hours and 30 minutes yesterday in Chicago to part the
15-month-old boys and give them a chance to lead separate lives.
The twins are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Royt Brodie of Moline,
AP Wire Photo Dec. 18,1952
Holland's seven-month-old Siamese twin girls, Folkje, left, and
Tjiske deVries, are shown at leeuwarden before they were separated
by a delicate operation today.
Eighteen hours after the separation they were reported doing well.
Joined at the abdomen for a distance of 31/2 inches, the twins had
separate sets of organs.
AP Wire Photo June 13, 1954
Twins Are Two Today,
Caroline Anne, left, and Catherine Anne, former Siamese twin
daughters of Mayor and Mrs. J. Ashton Moutan of Lafayette, La.,
will celebrate their second birthday at a family party today.
Born joined at the base of their spines July 22, 1953, the girls
were separated by surgeons at New Orleans Hospital September 17,
1953. Now only one simple operation on Caroline Anne remains to
complete the task of giving them separate lives.
AP Wire Photo July 22, 1955
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