Photos: World’s Oldest-living Conjoined Twins Celebrate Their 63rd Birthday At Disney World
The Ohio twins, who are joined at the waist and face each other, celebrated their longevity milestone playing at Florida’s amusement parks. Ronnie and Donnie Galyon beat the previous record holders, Italian twins Giacomo as well as Giovanni Battista Tocci, who were born in 1877 and lived to be 63. Since they were kids (bottom-right) , the twins supported their family by performing in carnival sideshows in the U.S. and circuses throughout Central as well as South America.
Ronnie and Donnie Galyon may be the world’s oldest conjoined twins, but when they celebrated their 63rd birthday recently, they decided to keep it young – with a trip to Florida’s amusement parks.
The Galyon twins, of Ohio, unofficially reached the milestone the day after they turned 63 on Oct. 28.
They beat out the previous record held for more than seven decades by Giacomo and Giovanni Battista Tocci, who were born in Italy in 1877 and lived to be 63