God is good! Once conjoined twins celebrate first birthday after historic separation (PHOTOs)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - The once conjoined twins, Blessing and Favour, who were separated November 2016 in a historic feat at the Kenyatta National Hospital, were all smiles as they celebrated their first birthday apart.

The three-year-old girls were conjoined at the sacral region of the lower spinal cord.

A team of 60 doctors undertook the delicate operation and after 23 hours, they pulled off the first ever successful surgery of that kind in Africa.

They were joined by family, friends and Kenyatta National Hospital staff to celebrate their special birthday, which is their first since they were separated about 10 months ago.

The bash coincided with a visit by the KNH who were making follow-up and assessment on the condition of the children post discharge.

The twins’ mother, Ms Caroline Mukiri, extended her sincere gratitude to the management and staff of KNH for the steadfast support extended to her and the children.

“I am indebted to KNH family because had it not for you, it would not have been an easy journey.”

“When we were discharged, I was worried about the life out of hospital where I had spent more than two years and I was not sure how my relatives and...

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