by Dana Daly

31 years ago, Abby and Brittany Hensel first captivated the world with their unique story. Born conjoined, the twins might have been separated at birth, but at the risk of one of their lives. As a result, they literally grew up together. But they both have different paths they’ve actively been pursuing in recent years.

They talked with curious fans about their current life, exploring topics of romance, careers, ilies of their own. All the while, they also stay in touch with doctors for their health. March 7, 1990 marks the date of their birth, and there has been much to celebrate since.

When last fans heard from Abby and Brittany Hensel…

Both have a passion for education. This is one of the few personality overlaps they share; despite being conjoined, they are very different from one another. Both Abby and Brittany Hensel got jobs as fifth-grade teachers. They each teach different subjects as different teachers for different classes. However, they receive one single shared paycheck.

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Years ago, they endured this situation quietly. However, with more experience under their belt, they decided to push for separate salaries for their , Abby and Brittany revealed that the school that hired them offered them two contracts. Since they were working part-time, they weren’t receiving a full salary. Their compensation was split in two, meaning Abby and Brittany each got half.” Abby and Brittany bring separate degrees in math and English from Bethel University, which makes them further uniquely qualified at an individual level, so the decision makes sense.

What are their plans for romance?

Despite being conjoined, Abby and Brittany Hensel fully want to build separate love lives, enjoy different dates, get married, and maybe have kids of their own. To an extent, that also entails a life outside of the public’s eye. Loe edasi »