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Conjoined Twins Separated

Conjoined twins Maria, left, and Teresa Tapia keep a close eye on surgeon David Lanning in the community room at the Hospitality House in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 1. The girls from the Dominican Republic were separated at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, during a 20-hour surgery Monday. A team led by Lanning, surgeon-in-chief at the Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, completed a 20-hour surgery. The procedure included dividing the liver, pancreas and other shared organs and reconstructing their abdominal walls. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)