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May 26, 2016 · Leave a Comment

‘Ten Years, Countless Prayers, Many Headlines, One Awesome Team = Two Amazing Girls’

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Ten years ago this month, a 70-member multidisciplinary care team from Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus separated 6-month-old conjoined twins Abby and Isabelle Carlsen. The 12-hour surgery — and the months of planning, practice, and training that went into it — captured the attention (not to mention the hearts) of the nation. So many media outlets documented […]

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