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Conjoined twins beating odds, head to Pa. home

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Updated: 4/24 1:28 pm
By Courtney Brennan
NBC News

INDIANA, Pa. — A pair of tiny conjoined twins are home with their family, just weeks after a birth they weren't expected to survive.

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"We were told that I was going to have a stillbirth," mother Michelle Van Horn says.

The babies are conjoined from the chest to the bully button and are sharing the same heart and liver.

Because they share those two vital organs, Andrew and Garrett were not separated when they were born. It was a decision Van Horn and her boyfriend, Kody Stancombe, made.
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