Once-Conjoined Guatemalan Twins Celebrate Tenth Birthday
Once-Conjoined Guatemalan Twins Celebrate Tenth Birthday
By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2011 - 09:33

In 2002, 1-year-old twins Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Quiej-Alvarez were joined at the tops of their heads.  Known as “the two Marias,” the Guatemalan sisters underwent a 23-hour surgery to get separated, which ushered in a swirl of international media attention.  This past Saturday, the sisters celebrated their tenth birthday in


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