Conjoined twins with two faces die after just 19 days

Photo / Thinkstock
Photo / Thinkstock

The conjoined twin girls who stole Australia's heart earlier this month have died.

Hope and Faith passed away on Tuesday, Channel 9's A Current Affair revealed on its Twitter account.

The girls shared a body but had two separate faces and separate brains.

'You have to see it to believe it,' the girls' mother Renee Young earlier told Woman's Day.

'Sometimes Faith will cry and wake Hope up, who then looks sideways as if to say, "Thanks for that".

'We are blessed we've got this far. I just find them adorable.

The girls survived a miraculous birth on May 8 and were christened on May 8.

They were born with the extremely rare condition known as disrosopus - which leads to a baby with two faces.

Less than 40 people in history are believed to have suffered from the condition.

- Daily Mail UK

- Daily Mail

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf03 at 09 Dec 2016 07:59:37 Processing Time: 387ms