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Twinteresting! Meet highly unique twins

All children are special. All twins are special! And these twins are especially… special!

On this episode, meet twins who:

-Were conceived 30 years ago and only born last year
-Were born on each side of the millennium
-Survived separation surgery in 2004
-Are, at six years old, still conjoined at the sternum

GUESTS: 

  • Rachel and Philip Ridgeway: Parents to twins from embryos frozen 30 years ago. Lydia and Timothy Ridgeway were born on Oct 31, 2022 from embryos frozen on April 22, 1992. They live outside Portland, OR with their four other siblings
  • Julie, Jacob and Jordan Wallman: Julie is the mother of twins, Jacob and Jordan, who were born in Indianapolis, IN, on each side of the millennium: December 31, 1999 (Jacob) and January 1, 2000 (Jordan).
  • Erin and Jade Buckles: Born in Woodbridge, VA as conjoined twins on Feb 26, 2004, connected from mid-chest to navel, sharing a pericardium — a sac around the heart — diaphragm, and liver. They underwent separation surgery on June 19, 2004, which left Erin paralyzed from the chest down
  • Callie, Carter and Chelsea Torres: Chelsea is the mother of 6-year-old conjoined twins, Callie and Carter. They are joined at the sternum, share vital organs, and each have one leg. They joined us from Blackfoot, IN

Jessica Severin de Martinez, Khaleel Rahman, Meg Fitzgerald, Meg Dalton, and Catie Talarski contributed to this show.

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Jessica Severin de Martinez is a producer of 'Audacious with Chion Wolf.'
Khaleel Rahman is a producer for 'Audacious with Chion Wolf.'
Chion Wolf is the host of the radio show and podcast 'Audacious' on Connecticut Public.
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