Skip to comments.Ohio conjoined brothers marking a milestone
Posted on 07/03/2014 10:31:08 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
Ohio brothers hoping to be recognized later this year as the world's oldest conjoined twins plan to celebrate Saturday as they hit a milestone they've been looking forward to for years.
Donnie and Ronnie Galyon of Beavercreek will be 62 years, 8 months and 7 days old, and they'll have outlived Eng and Chang Bunker, the famous 19th century "Siamese Twins."
"They are talking about it constantly, day in and day out," their younger brother, Jim Galyon, told the Dayton Daily News as he planned a celebratory block party. "They've been marking their calendar off every day, counting down to the day, so it's a huge life event for Donnie and Ronnie."
What they really want, though, is recognition from Guinness World Records. That could happen in October, when they would turn 63 and pass the record held by conjoined twins from Italy.
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God bless them. I hope they make it.
I can not imagine how difficult life must be for them.
I wonder if that is as painful as it looks, or their spines just adapted to it.
This is a bittersweet story. if they’d been born even 20 years ago they would perhaps have been separated.
It is neat that that bed company was able to make a bed so they could rest at the same time
I hope they break the record!!
Only the Lord knows when it is their time to go home. Let me assure you that when that day comes, they will be separated perfectly without no earthly surgery. I believe people are born with defects to test us how “humane” we say we are. I have no doubt they were probably teased alot when people saw them. I am glad they reached 62 and may God give them more years.
I don’t think they ever could be separated. There’s only one lower half.
I hope they never had to resort to fisticuffs during arguments......
I should have paid closer attention to the pic
Good citizens of the community relying on family and friends, not government. Good luck guys!!