13 Interesting Things About Famous Conjoined Twins Abby And Brittany Hensel
Abby and Brittany are the famous pair of conjoined twins and have inspired millions of people across the world with their dedication and courage. Here we share with you some of the most interesting facts about the twins!
Though they are conjoined and share the same body, both of them have distinctive vital organs of the body. Each of the twins has a separate heart, stomach, spine and lungs and spinal cord.
#12 The Shared Control
The control of the body is shared and segregated between the two of them. Each of the twins controls her half of their body, operating one of the arms and one of the legs.
#11 Growing Up Together
It has been an extremely difficult journey. Not only they had to learn things like walking and crawling, but also they had to learn coordination with each other.
#10 Distinctive Walking Style
They have different walking styles. While Brittany tends to stand and walk on her tip-toes, Abby choose to differ!
Their parents almost immediately rejected the thought of separating them when the doctors told them that none of them would be able to live if they were separated.
#8 The TLC Film
At the age of 16, they allowed TLC to enter into their home to record a documentary which was later made into a TV show!
#7 Coordinated Efforts
They can do almost everything together with a little coordination!
#6 Driving Hurdles
Both twins had to pass the written and practical tests for driving twice. While Abby controls everything on the right of the driver's seat, Brittany controls everything on the left.
#5 Personality Clashes
They both have extremely different personalities which are very well visible from their clothes!
#4 The Differences
While Abby loves mathematics, Brittany loves to write.
#3 Educational Qualification
Both Abby and Brittany have studied in Bethel University and got their major in Education.
#2 The Family Planning
Both of them told Discovery, that they also want to date someone and get married someday!
Though the twins do not mind being conjoined, but the paparazzi turns off the twins!
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