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Each child has a fully structured brain, two cerebral hemispheres, a fully formed brain stem, cerebellum and spinal cord. There was also the bridge of tissue, through which neurological information might be shared; within days of their birth, it became apparent that if one twin was pricked with a needle, the other would cry.
originally posted by: ketsuko
I'd guess it has to do with the neuronal connections in their conjoined brains. Without being able to see a picture of how their heads are joined, it's hard to say, but it wouldn't surprise me if there are some connections between the vision centers that the two can consciously access.
The circus has already come calling. Hollywood agent Chuck Harris, 75, has signed the family. Harris, the so-called Wizard of Odd, represents curiosities like the fire-breathing midget, “Wolf Boy,” and the world’s longest surviving set of craniopagus twins, the 51-year-old Schappell sisters.
Harris has gained the trust of the family and hopes to bring the twins to the biggest big top of them all: reality TV.