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Family of Conjoined Twins Attached at the Forehead Desperate For Separation Surgery, But They May Die

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A poor Filipino family of conjoined twin daughters recently made a desperate appeal for help paying for a risky surgery to separate the girls. The Daily Mail reports 10-year-old twins Joy and Joyce Magsino are conjoined at the forehead, a condition known as angular frontal partial craniopagus. Their parents, Patrick and Jomarie Magsino, described the […]

 

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