Thu. Jun 20th, 2024

The world’s oldest conjoined twins, Lori, and George Chapelle, died at the age of 62 in a hospital in Pennsylvania in the United States of America.

The twins were born on September 18, 1961, with 30 percent partially attached skulls and shared vital blood vessels, and despite the widespread belief that they would not live more than 30 years, they significantly exceeded those expectations.

Since 2007, they have become the first transsexual twins, after George moved to a male identity, and according to Guinness World Records, they were nine years older than the second largest conjoined twins in the world.

The twins have lived independently since the age of 24, staying in their own apartment and enjoying traveling a lot, Laurie was able to walk, while George was four inches shorter than her and diagnosed with spina bifida, using a wheelchair propelled by Laurie.

It is noteworthy that the most famous conjoined twins in the world, the Americans Abby and Brittany Hensel, each had a separate head and heart, but their bodies are conjoined and share legs and arms.

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