Andrew and Alex Olson
Elk Point, South Dakota
Type of Conjoined Twins:
Omphalopagus (They shared a liver and their intestines were entwined; each boy had an autonomous leg and shared a third.)
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Each boy lost a leg in the separation. Andrew uses a wheelchair and will enter the 11th grade in 2003. Alex suffered brain trauma as an infant that left him mentally disabled.