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June 12, 2009

Abby and Belle Carlsen: Three Years Later

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Abbigail and Isabelle Carlsen of Fargo, North Dakota, returned to Mayo Clinic yesterday and today with their parents Jesse and Amy for their three-year checkups. The formerly conjoined twins were separated at Mayo Clinic on May 12, 2006 in a daylong operation. Reporter Matt Russell from the Rochester Post-Bulletin interviewed the family after the girls’ last […]

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Tags: 5306, 5307, 5335, Abbigail Carlsen, Amy Carlsen, Carlsen Twins, Conjoined Twins, Isabelle Carlsen, Jesse Carlsen, Mayo Clinic


June 4, 2009

Suzy Fitterer: “We have two normal two-year olds”

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Working in Mayo Clinic’s public affairs department, I don’t get to have as much daily interaction directly with patients and their families as our medical staff members do (although with our Sharing Mayo Clinic blog, I’m now having more of these opportunities.) But in one special year, starting in February 2006, I was part of […]

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Tags: 5306, 5307, 5335, Abygail Fitterer, Bismarck, Conjoined Twins, Fitterer, Madysen Fitterer, North Dakota, Twins


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