conjoined twins

MASHA DASHA SIAMESE TWINS 39YR OLD SIAMESE TWINS WHO WERE KEPT IN A MENTAL INSTITUTION UNTIL GLASNOST 1989

The torture and sadness of Russia’s most famous conjoined twins

Juliet Butler on the suffering and resilience of Masha and Dasha Krivoshlyapova, two mismatched souls bound up in the same body
Tatiana and Krista go to school

Tatiana and Krista go to school

The twins, who tests confirm can see through each other’s eyes, are making new friends in kindergarten
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Behind the scenes with Chuck Harris

He’s the Hollywood-based talent agent for conjoined twins Krista and Tatiana Hogan
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A Hollywood agent for conjoined twins Krista and Tatiana

Chuck Harris lovingly refers to his clients as ‘a symphony of wackos’
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‘There is no normal in this family’

For the conjoined twins, every checkup is costly and complicated
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A piece of their mind

Conjoined twins Tatiana and Krista may see through each other’s eyes and even share unspoken thoughts
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Photo gallery: The Conjoined Twins

Photographs by Simon Hayter
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Tatiana and Krista on the move

The famous twins are walking, talking and astonishing experts
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Week in Pictures: July 23rd – July 30th, 2009

The best pictures from the last seven days
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Two times the courage

Canada’s conjoined twins continue to fascinate and inspire