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They do not share a heart, stomach, spins, lungs or spinal cord.

The twins were born in Carver County, Minnesota, to Patty, a registered nurse, and Mike Hensel, a carpenter and landscaper. They were raised in New Germany, Minnesota, attended Lutheran High School in Mayer, and graduated from Bethel University in St. Conjoined twins are quite rare and that is the reason Abby and Brittany’s story has become so popular.

Each twin manages one side of their conjoined body.

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Nerves, muscles, hormones, and psychology all probably factor in to who feels what …

Whether or not both are ‘having sex’ with the third person in the equation depends on how you think about ‘having sex’ …

Stomach aches, however, are felt only by the twin on the opposite side.

They are effective in cooperatively using their limbs when both hands or both legs are required.

The two became household names after they let the media into their unique lives for a program on TLC.

The twin sisters share the same body but have several organs that are different.

“Although there are no real studies of the sex lives of conjoined twins, we can safely assume that conjoined twins want — and occasionally feel conflicted about wanting — sex, as we all do.

But not as conflicted as we singletons seem to feel about them having sex.” You mean, I wasn’t the only one who was being driven mad trying to figure this stuff out? “Based on what we know about the significant variability of one conjoined twin to feel a body part (e.g., an arm) that putatively ‘belongs’ to the other twin, it’s hard to guess how any conjoinment will turn out in practice.

Throughout time and space, they have described their condition as something like being attached to a soul mate.

They may just not desperately need a third, just as most of us with a second to whom we are very attached don’t need a third — even when the sex gets old.” I thought I wanted logistical answers about Abby and Brittany’s sex lives, but really, this concept is much more fascinating.

Northwestern’s Alice Dreger has a thoughtful take on the difficult-to-study topic: “From my studies,” Dregrer wrote in her article, “I would postulate that conjoined twins probably end up having less sex than average people, and that is not only because sex partners are harder to find when you’re conjoined.

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