Saturday, December 28, 2013
You people and your BAD SICK LONELY SAD LOVE LEFT ME Bullshit. I always run into something else that I then need to research as well as look up. Many who follow these rants of this old man will know why I decided on this one to bring up.
Just maybe all you so pissed off at the world, no money, no job, no home, no friends or whatever aces you each and everyday. Maybe this will make all of you to grow up and think how others have it compared to my sore foot, head or these kid’s drive me nuts. Maybe but I am sure tomorrow I will see many of you still crying over yourself! Any bets?
The World’s Oldest Conjoined Twins – YouTube
Ronnie and Donnie Galyon (born October 28, 1951) are two American conjoined twins, who hold the current record for the oldest living conjoined twins.
They were born at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, on 28 October 1951, to Wesley and Eileen Galyon; Eileen was not expecting twins. They were joined from the sternum to the groin and shared a set of organs, so they could not be separated. According to the 2009 Guinness Book of World Records, the Galyons are the oldest living set of conjoined twins in the world. They have never been to a “normal” school because it was feared that they would cause a distraction, and so their literacy level as well as their awareness of current events is extremely limited.
With nine children to support, their father, Wesley, decided to take the twins on the road as a sideshow attraction. The boys were exhibited in sideshows throughout their childhood in the USA and later in Latin America. Their tours made them celebrities and brought them fame and – comparative – fortune, with which they were able to support the rest of their family. In 1991, after three decades of work, the pair retired and moved into their first independent home. They live on their own in Dayton, Ohio, in a house they bought with their sideshow earnings, but are heavily reliant on their younger brother Jim for help. To ensure the twins live as normal a life as possible, Jim and his wife Mary regularly take them out for breakfast at a local diner.
In 2009 the twins nearly died from an infection and now need round-the-clock care. Thanks to donations and lots of volunteers, Jim and Mary had an addition built on their home when the twins’ health declined. The addition is a separate apartment with everything modified so they can move about it freely. Once moved in with Jim and Mary into their new abode their spirits flourished! They are no longer required to live off of outside care and as happy as they could be with life. It is only a matter of months until they become the all-time oldest living conjoined twins in the history of mankind! A celebration of their life and landmark accomplishment is planned for family and close friends!
Although they are retired from show business, they occasionally appear on television. They appeared on The Jerry Springer Show in 1997, a Discovery Channel documentary in 1998 and a Channel Five documentary in 2009. On December 22, 2010, TLC premiered “The World’s Oldest Conjoined Twins Move Home,” which followed the family as the twins grapple with everyday tasks and also documented the local community coming together to build an addition to their brother Jim’s home to accommodate their needs. They are 62 years old as of November 2013!
If the twins live to age 63, they will be the oldest conjoined twins ever.
Hi, are you a conjoined twin? What isn’t interesting about this? Conjoined twins are incredibly rare, occurring once every 200,000 live births, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. 40 to 60 percent of them arrive stillborn; about 35 percent survive only one day. The overall survival rate of conjoined twins is between 5 and 25 percent. Most of us will probably never meet conjoined twins.
(Interestingly, female twins have a much higher rate of live birth and survival than male twins. Approximately 70 percent of all conjoined twins are girls.)
The aspect of Abby and Brittany’s story that is even more singularly compelling is that, unlike the dozens of TLC medical documentaries that take place in far flung regions of the world where access to modern medical care can be scarce at best, the Hensel sisters are, apart from that conjoined twin thing, archetypal Midwestern girls. They wears leggings, they flat-iron their hair, they back-sass their parents in the morning — they’re just like us.
When the twins were born in 1990, their parents were told the babies might not survive the night. But by age 6, they were appearing on “Oprah” and the cover of Life magazine.
“People have been curious about us since we were born, for obvious reasons,” say the twins in the first episode of the eight-week series. “But our parents never let us use that as an excuse. We were raised to believe we could do anything we wanted to do.”
“The most amazing thing about us is we are like everyone else,” they chime together.
I have always found these little girls (young women, now) very inspiring. I am even more inspired since watching their reality TV show. Maturity has obviously brought them a great deal more comfort being in the world and realizing that people are going to look at them and being OK with it! Of course, that doesn&apost mean that I think people need to sit and gawk at them, but since they are such a rare pair of sisters, people just naturally look, because they don&apost believe their eyes! I have a family that is rare, too, although not as rare as Abby and Brittany and their family. I am white and my kids are adopted. Three of them are black. We had to get used to stare, too, as well as questions. Some questions are just rude, but most are innocent and I suspect it is the same thing with Abby and Brittany (except that the attention they attract is considerable more than my family. Of course, their self-esteem and comfort moving around a world where some things about them are extremely rare, is partially due to the wonderful job that their parents have obviously done raising them.I wish them both the best and now know better than to believe any reports that they are engaged or married until I see them telling the world their news!
Personal life, all videos and photos Abby, and Brittany, as well as discussions on Abicte.
Conjoined Twins Abby, and Brittany Hensel
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Abby, and Brittany Hensel – Conjoined Twins
March 7, 1990 at the American Patty Hensel with cesarean section were born two daughters.
Once children have seen obstetricians in the delivery room a few minutes reigned silence …
Doctors call such a defect in development “ditsefaliey” (“two-headed”).
Abigail and Brittany Hensel, conjoined two girls from the village in the Midwest United States, remained alive.
They have one common body.
From an anatomical point of view Hensel sisters are a embodied a paradox. “Above the belt line is two people, below it – just one” – said Joey Uesterdal family doctor. Now the twins were two hands:
third had to be amputated, within four months after birth: she grew up right between the heads of children, and rose straight up.
The sisters have an excellent command its general body. In the fifteen months they have learned to run.
Abby is responsible for the right half of the body, Britt – for the left. Everything they do – tie shoelaces, or clap their hands – they are perfectly aligned movement, although control of two different brains. Children can swim and even ride a bike. More recently, They carried away with the game baseball.
Sleight of conjoined twins, to coordinate their movements, due to a partial merger of their nervous system. They think they quite differently, which often leads to “internal strife”.
For example, the If Britt wants to drink milk then her sister, adoring orange juice, can do so to their body rebelled, did not listen to Britt. Urging the toilet and sisters feel at different times.
They have different temperaments. Abby According to her mother, always strives to do something. Britt (you can tell – her head as if planted on the side), on the contrary, more thoughtful, more cunning.
At the same time. Both girls are happy and carefree, they do not feel inferior.