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Hensel twins getting their own reality show

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by dbranco, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. dbranco

    dbranco Member

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    I have always enjoyed the specials featuring the amazing Abby & Brittany Hensel, the conjoined twins who share one body. They are now getting their own reality show on TLC, starting August 28!

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  2. Einselen

    Einselen ɹǝsn pǝɹǝʇsıƃǝɹ

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    This is the first time I have heard of these two. I may throw it on the TiVo and check out an episode or two.
     
  3. DavidJL

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    I saw something on them a few years ago. I was really impressed with them. Really amazing people.
     
  4. YCantAngieRead

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    Yeah, I have always enjoyed them in their specials. And every once in a while, I think of them and wonder what they're up to. I think I'll set up a pass for this.
     
  5. sharkster

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    I saw something on them recently. I hadn't seen them for, probably, years. I remember when they were maybe early to mid teens and now they are in their early twenties. Agree with everybody else - they are amazing young ladies.

    Thanks for the heads up on their show. Will definitely check it out.
     
  6. Agatha Mystery

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    I had never heard of them.
     
  7. dbranco

    dbranco Member

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    They are a truly amazing young women. Each controls an entire side (e.g., arm and leg) of their body. They can run, swim, ride a bike, drive; they were raised to believe there was nothing they couldn't do. Here's an excerpt from their 16th Birthday special, which aired on TLC a few years ago.

    [media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkKWApOAG2g[/media]
     
  8. mwhip

    mwhip All better

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    How old are they now? Are they in college?
     
  9. retrodog

    retrodog King Button Pusher

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    At the gun...
    I met Abby once. But never got to meet Brittany.
     
  10. GoHalos

    GoHalos Registered User

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    The linked article says that they are 22 years old and graduating from college.
     
  11. ufo4sale

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    Is that a joke?:confused:
     
  12. sieglinde

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    LOL!!! I have seen them on TV somewhere and they are the true two-headed person. It iwll be interesting if one majored in Social Sciences and one majored in Engineering. :) Not too many cross over classes past getting your general education credits out of the way. Interesting life style. You would only need one job to take care of them since they have essentially one body, so one apartment, one car, shared meals. Two people but would be hard to work at two different jobs even in the same company.
     
  13. retrodog

    retrodog King Button Pusher

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    I don't know. Let me check and get back to you.
     
  14. bareyb

    bareyb Under Maintenance TCF Club

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    I recall they were making the rounds on the talk show circuit a few years ago. Didn't one of them want to be a country music star or something like that? I always felt like they were being exploited for the "freak factor" so it's nice to see that at least the folks here are taking them seriously.
     
  15. gchance

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    That was a different set of twins, the one that had the aspiring country singer were totally out for the freak factor. They appeared on Jerry Springer quite a few times.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lori_and_George_Schappell



    I think with the Hensel Twins it's more that they understand peoples' curiosity so they give in enough to satisfy it so they don't have to deal with having their privacy completely ruined.

    Greg
     
  16. busyba

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    They're pretty cute. I wonder what their sex life is like.
     
  17. Alfer

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    VERY awkward I'm sure.
     
  18. mwhip

    mwhip All better

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    Always a threesome! :p
     
  19. sieglinde

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    LOL! They are college age. So what is going to happen when one wants to major in English and the other Engineering? :)
     
  20. busyba

    busyba The Funcooker

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    One head can sleep during the other head's classes. :)
     

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