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Surgeons Prepare To Separate Conjoined Twin Toddlers

PALO ALTO, CA - OCTOBER 31: Conjoined twins Angelica (R) and Angelina Sabuco (L) play a game with their mother Ginady (C) during a press conference at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford on October 31, 2011 in Palo Alto, California. Two year-old conjoined twins Angelica and Angelina Subaco who are connected at the chest and abdomen are preparing for separation surgery by Dr. Gary Hartman. The surgery will last between 6 and 8 hours that is followed by three hours of reconstructive surgery for each girl. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Formerly conjoined twins thrive separately

Doctors have given a clean bill of health to two-year-old twins who were born attached at the chest and abdomen and who underwent separation surgery at Stanford University's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital six months ago, May 1.