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Siamese conjoint twins to undergo operation to separate joint liver

08-16-2010 08:52 BJT

Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (L) and Hannah Yanneth are carried by their father Alfredo Fernandez as they attend their first birthday party in Panama City August 14, 2010. The sisters, who are joined at the liver, will undergo an operation on August 23 that aims to separate them. Their mother, Sara Gil, 21, said although she hopes the twins' lives will be better when they are separated, there is a possibility that one or even both of them could lose their lives as a result of the operation.(Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (L) and Hannah 
Yanneth are carried by their father Alfredo 
Fernandez as they attend their first birthday 
party in Panama City August 14, 2010. The 
sisters, who are joined at the liver, will 
undergo an operation on August 23 that aims to 
separate them. Their mother, Sara Gil, 21, said 
although she hopes the twins' lives will be 
better when they are separated, there is a 
possibility that one or even both of them could 
lose their lives as a result of the operation.
(Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

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