These Brothers are the Oldest Conjoined Twins in the World!

Some think they look gross while many take pity on Ronnie and Donnie Galyon who are the world’s oldest conjoined twins. The two turned 63 last October 28, 2014, officially surpassing the previous record held by Italian conjoined twins Giacomo and Giovanni Battista Tocci who passed away at age 63.

Ronnie and Donnie have a bizarre body. Between them, they have two stomachs, two hearts, four arms, four legs, and separate heads. Thus, they also have different brains, allowing them to think differently.

Photo credit: AP/Daily Mail UK
Photo credit: AP/Daily Mail UK

However, they share a rectum, a penis, and a lower digestive tract – all of which are under Donnie’s control. So, if you are wondering how they do stuff in the bathroom, whether they took turns, well, they do not because only Donnie is able to do all those things.

The twins with brother Jim and his wife Photo credit: AP/Daily Mail UK
The twins with brother Jim and his wife
Photo credit: AP/Daily Mail UK

When they were younger, the twins earned money by becoming mainstays in the circus because of their freaky bodies. When they got older, they tried going to school but were expelled because the teachers think they were too distracting for the normal students.

Here’s the unusual story of the world’s oldest conjoined twins: