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Updated: 04/01/2018 08:30:00AM

Houston surgeons separate toddlers joined at chest, abdomen

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In this Jan. 13, photo provided by Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, hospital personnel wheel conjoined twins, Ann and Hope Richards, to surgery to separate the toddler girls. The successful surgery was announced Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. The girls who were born in 2016 conjoined at the chest and abdomen.

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(AP) — Doctors in Houston have successfully separated twin toddlers who were born in 2016 conjoined at the chest and abdomen.

A spokeswoman at Texas Children’s Hospital says 13-month-old Anna and Hope Richards were in good condition Tuesday. Lindsey Fox says separation surgery was done Jan. 13 and announced Monday.

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