×
World's Oldest Living Conjoined Twins Die At The Age Of 68.

World's Oldest Living Conjoined Twins Die At The Age Of 68.

Ronnie and Donnie Gaylon were the longest living conjoined twins and had their names written in Guiness World Record in 2014. The twins passed away at the age of 68 on 4 July after a short stay at the hospice.

1.

 

Credit: PA

 

The world's longest-living conjoined twins have passed away at the age of 68. Ronnie and Donnie Galyon passed away at the Hospice of Dayton, in Ohio, USA, which they moved into last Wednesday.

The brothers spent the last decade of their life with their brother Jim after 200 volunteers joined hands together to build an extension of the house so that it can accommodate better to Ronnie and Dylan's needs.

2.

 

Credit: PA

 

According to WHIO, Jim said: "I am grateful to the community for what they did to help Ronnie and Donnie move into their house.

"This allowed them to live with their family for the last 10 years."

The brothers were joined at the abdomen and spent their early years working at the circuses and carnivals providing for their family. They eventually retired in 1991. 
 

3.

 

Credit: PA

 

In 2014, the twins entered the Guinness World Records having surpassed the lifespan of conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker as well as Giacomo and Giovanni Battista Tocci, who were born in Italy in 1875 and lived until they were 63.

4. They were the only breadwinners of the family and spent time working at circuses and carnivals

 

Credit: PA

 

5. Spent the last decade of their life with their brother Jim after spending brief time in a hospice

 

Credit: PA

 

6. They retired from the business in 1991

 

Credit: PA

 

7. Their name was added in Guinness World Record in 2014 as the oldest living conjoined twins

 

Credit: PA



 


via GIPHY


 





Also Read: Twin Sisters Who Married Twin Brothers Now Want Twin Kids On The Same Day!

Source

Recommended for you