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February 17th, 2007 at 10:53 pm

Girl with Two Heads

Abigail Loraine Hensel and Brittany Lee Hensel were born on 7 March 1990, Carver County, Minnesota, United States and they are dicephalic conjoined twins. (w/pics)

Brittany is the left twin, and Abigail is the right twin. They have two spines which join at the pelvis. They have two stomachs, three lungs, and two arms. (A third, underdeveloped and useless arm between their heads was removed in infancy.)


Most of Abigail and Brittany’s shared organs lie below the waist line. The detail is presented below:

2 heads
2 arms — originally 3, but the short malformed central arm was removed
2 spinal cords and backbones which merge at the pelvis – surgery corrected scoliosis
3½ lungs — surgery expanded their chest cavity
2 breasts
2 hearts in a shared circulatory system — medicine taken by either affects both
1 liver
2 stomachs
3 kidneys
2 gallbladders
1 bladder
1 ribcage
1 large intestine
1 female reproductive system

More photos and video here.


  • 1

    OMG i fill well sorry for you xx

    faye on April 7th, 2008
  • 2


    d’yu both enjoy it??

    what about if both don’t agree to a point
    like you wanna go here and the other there

    what way would you choose huh?

    Abbas on July 8th, 2009

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