Oldest Living Conjoined Twins Turn 50

The world’s oldest living conjoined twins, George and Lori Schappell, have defied doctors’ predictions and will be celebrating their 50th birthday on Sunday with a trip to London.

The Pennsylvania female twins share 30 percent of their frontal lobe, brain tissue and blood vessels. Because of this, they cannot be separated. Despite being conjoined at the head, they insist that they live normal and separate lives.

Lori stands 5 ft 1 in and is a champion ten-pin bowler. She has enjoyed sexual relations with men since she was 23 and was engaged five years ago. Unfortunately, just four months before the wedding, her fiancé was killed by a drunk driver and this was a devastating experience for her but George took good care of her until she got through her heartbreak. [Read more…]