They are 62 inseparable.
Ronnie and Donnie Gelion – 62-year-old conjoined twins from Ohio who are currently the oldest of all living conjoined twins.
In October of this year when the brothers will turn 63 years, they will become Champions on longevity among conjoined twins in history. Recently, Ronnie and Donnie together with his family celebrated the victory over the “friends in misfortune”, Thai twins Chang and Angom, died in Carolina in 1874.
At the time of death Thai twins was 62 years, eight months and six days, and Ronnie and Donnie have already experienced Chang and eng in one day.
Later, in October of this year, they hope to overtake Italian twins Giacomo and Giovanni, who died at the age of 63 years in 1940.
The brothers Gelion there are two sets of arms and legs and each has their own heart and stomach, but the twins have to share one digestive tract and penis, which Donnie controls.
The twins were born in Dayton, Ohio in October 1951 but stayed in the hospital for two years as doctors tried to find a way of separating them. But when they said they can’t guarantee that after surgery, the two children will survive, parents said that they want to keep it that way.
At the age of Gemini began to bring in the family money, performing in the circus. When the children tried to go to school, teachers told them to leave because they are too distracting to other students.
They continued their work at circuses in Central and South America, where they were showing magic tricks and entertained people.
At the age of 39 years they finished their circus activities and came to his younger brother Jim.
In 2010, their health has deteriorated due to a viral infection that caused blood clots in his lungs and Jim wanted them to move to live with him. That’s just his house is not suitable for people with disabilities.
But caring people helped to equip the house with everything necessary for a comfortable life twins.
Updated home has improved the lives of Ronnie and Donnie and their health has improved. In addition, Jim and his wife really like to live with the brothers. Together they go fishing, to the fair and to the restaurant. Of course, many people pay attention to them and laugh at them, but there are those who pay their restaurant bills and says kind words.