Abby and brittany twins dating
Together, they can type on a computer keyboard and drive a car.
However, their disparate heights (Abby, 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m), is taller and longer of leg than Brittany, 4 ft 10 in (1.47 m)) Upon their birth, the twins' parents decided not to attempt surgical separation after hearing from doctors that it was not likely that both would survive the operation.
Activities such as running, swimming, hair brushing and driving a car require coordinated action.
The twins' progress has been covered in the popular media, including Life magazine and on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Some of the twins' clothes are altered by a seamstress so that they have two separate necklines, in order to emphasize their individuality.
They usually have separate meals, but sometimes share a single meal for the sake of convenience.
The twins both passed their driver's license exams, both the written and practical tests.The twins were born in Carver County, Minnesota, to Patty, a registered nurse, and Mike Hensel, a carpenter and landscaper. They were raised in New Germany, Minnesota, attended Mayer Lutheran High School in Mayer, and graduated from Bethel University in St. The twins have a single body with separate heads and necks, a chest that is wider than normal, two arms, and two legs.At birth, they had a rudimentary arm between the bases of their necks attached to a shoulder blade at the back, being combined parts of Abby's left arm and Brittany's right arm. Abby's head tilts laterally outward about 5 degrees to the right, while Brittany's tilts laterally at about 15 degrees to the left, causing her to appear shorter even when seated.For tasks such as responding to email, they type and respond as one, anticipating each other's feelings with little verbal communication between them.In such cases as the latter, their choice of grammatical person is to use "I" when they agree, but use their names when their responses do differ.