I was intrigued by the story of a famous paediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson, who in 1987 performed the first ever surgery on Siamese twins, and separated them after a 22 hour long surgery.
Imagine being attached to another human being. The numerous restrictions on each other, multiple health problems and various other difficulties. Basically, one will not be able to live his/ her life properly.
While we may not have seen any such Siamese twins or had any in our family, the fact remains, whether we choose to admit it or live in denial, we have numerous things in life that we are attached to. Continue reading