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    FROM ITALY, THIS IS THE STORY OF A MEDICAL TRIUMPH.THE SEPARATION OF THE TWO LITTLE?

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    FROM ITALY, THIS IS THE STORY OF A MEDICAL TRIUMPH.THE SEPARATION OF THE TWO LITTLE SIAMESE TWIN DAUGHTERS OF TURIN WHO WERE JOINED TOGETHER AT THE BASE OF THE SPINE.

    LAST MONTH SURGEONS PERFORMED THE OPERATION THEY HAD PLANNED FOR SIX YEARS.TODAY GIUSEPPINA FOGLIA AND HER SISTER SANTINA STAND ALONE, SEPARATE FOR THE FIRST TIME.

    WHEN SANTINA SAID BEFORE THE OPERATION: "I'M SO AFRAID" -- THE SURGEON PROMISED HER ALL WOULD BE WELL.AND HE KEPT HIS PROMISE.

    IN THE FEW WEEKS SINCE THE OPERATION THE CHILDREN HAVE MADE REMARKABLE PROGRESS.THEY WERE PREPARED FOR THIS MOMENT BY LONG AND CAREFUL PHYSICAL AND MENTAL THERAPY.

    NOW THEY CAN LOOK FORWARD TO GROWING UP AS NORMAL LITTLE GIRLS AWAY FROM THE HOSPITAL WHERE THEY HAVE SPENT MOST OF THEIR LIVES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1ZPND832P7SDOCARQLX4QI8W
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ZPND832P7SDOCARQLX4QI8W
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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