The world became obsessed with conjoined twins Abigail “Abby” and Brittany Hensel after they appeared on an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show in 1996. Fused together at the torso, each twin controlled one side of their shared body, and they had managed to learn how to walk and perform complex daily tasks in flawless unison. Initially, doctors were uncertain what the future would hold for the twins health-wise. However, in 2012, the sisters reappeared on their very own TLC reality show, Abby & Brittany, proving they had beat all medical odds and were flourishing as adults.
Still, there were so many unanswered questions. Read on to learn all about what even the most die-hard fans don’t know about Abby and Brittany.