Conjoined twins from the Will County town of Braidwood who were attached at the head have been separated following a procedure at a New York City hospital, family said.
The twins' mother, Nicole McDonald, wrote in a Friday morning Facebook post that her 13-month old sons, Jadon and Anias, were separated following 16 hours of surgery at Montefiore Medical Center. She later posted a picture of Jadon alone in a hospital bed. She said Anias was still undergoing surgery.
"Today is a great day," the twins' grandmother, Christine Grosso, told the Tribune Friday. "They are two beautiful, separate babies now."