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Separation of conjoined twins from Will County a 'rebirth' grandmother says

Separation of conjoined twins from Will County a 'rebirth' grandmother says

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."

Jadon and...

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