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Chang and Eng Bunker

The term "Siamese twins" originated with conjoined twin brothers Chang and Eng Bunker, who were born in 1811 in Siam, which is now Thailand. After touring with P. T. Barnum's circus for many years, they settled in North Carolina and married two sisters: Chang to Adelaide Yates and Eng to Sarah Anne Yates. The two fathered a total of 22 children and died within hours of each other in 1874. Would the Bunker brothers have been able to be separated using today's surgical techniques? More...
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Chang and Eng Bunker
The term "Siamese twins" originated with conjoined twin brothers Chang and Eng Bunker, who were born in 1811 in Siam, which is now Thailand. After touring with P. T. Barnum's circus for many years, they settled in North Carolina and married two sisters: Chang to Adelaide Yates and Eng to Sarah Anne Yates. The two fathered a total of 22 children and died within hours of each other in 1874.
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Mark Twain wrote a short story about the twin brothers.
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ChristopherJohnson wrote:
Mark Twain wrote a short story about the twin brothers.


Yeah, I read that and its rly good.
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