DIED. LADAN AND LALEH BIJANI
, 29, spirited, Iranian conjoined twins whose final wish was to see each other face-to-face; during an operation to separate their fused brains; in Singapore. After two days of surgery, the courageous sisters were sundered but died of blood loss within 90 minutes of each other. Some doctors questioned the wisdom of the surgery, but the sisters insisted upon taking the chance to lead individual lives. (The twins were lawyers, but Laleh—the less outgoing of the two—wanted to become a journalist.) "Actually, we are opposites," Ladan said last month.
DIED. LORD SHAWCROSS, 101,...
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