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Books and articles:
- Fearfully and Wonderfully Made
By Joanna Martell
John F Blair Publisher, 2000.
Biography of the 19th century conjoined twin sisters from Carolina.
By Irving and Amy Wallace
Published by Simon and Schuster (currently
out of print).
Biography of the original Siamese twins, Eng and Chang Bunker.
The Limits of Individuality: Ritual and Sacrifice in the Lives
and Medical Treatment of Conjoined Twins
By Dr Alice Dreger
In Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, vol 28,
Psychological Profiles of Conjoined Twins
By J. David Smith
Praeger Publishers, New York, 1988.
Information on many conjoined twins from history.
Conjoined Twins International (a support group)
General information about conjoined twins
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - a leading US
hospital for separation surgery
Places to visit:
Mutter Museum, College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 South 22nd Street Philadelphia,
Tel: (215) 563-3737
Contains a plaster cast taken of the original Siamese twins, Chang
and Eng Bunker, as well as many photographs and other records of
conjoined twins throughout history.
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