CLEVELAND (AP) - A Cleveland hospital is starting a fundraising
effort to help pay for surgeries that will separate three-year-old
twin girls who were born connected at the head.
The girls, who are from Italy, have been in Dallas for more than
two years being evaluated for separation surgery. They are
scheduled to arrive at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in
Cleveland in April.
Doctors will separate the girls in stages. The separation
carries risks, but doctors say the twins cannot continue to live as
Medical costs for the surgeries are expected to exceed three (m)