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Lakshmi Update!

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Two-year-old Lakshmi Tatma, who survived the surgery conducted to separate her from the headless body of her absorbed twin, made her first public appearance today! She was carried into a conference holding a cookie, which she definitely deserves. [CNN]

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DISCUSSION

Here's a link I found with questions answered by one of the surgeons:

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/discussion/2007/11/08/DI2007110800528.html

Bottom line (if you're like me and need to know...):

Detached parts were sent out for testing, not buried, reproductive organs are under developed, she had two bowels and two anal openings, one on either side