2005 Photo Contest, People in the News, 3rd prize

Carol Guzy

The Washington Post

19 June, 2004

Melissa Buckles weeps as she prepares to hand over her four-month-old conjoined twins, Jade and Erin, for surgery to separate them. Some weeks previously at the Children's Hospital, doctors had implanted special expanders to stretch the twins' skin in advance of the surgery.

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Carol Guzy

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