Erin and Abby Delaney have known nothing but hospital life, and their extended family includes the staff at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. One nurse ran a mile and a half in a downpour just to say goodbye before the girls went into the June 6 surgery that separated them.
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On June 6, 2017, surgeons at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia successfully separated 10-month-old conjoined twins Erin and Abby. http://www.chop.edu/delaney-twins
Parents Heather and Riley Delaney, from North Carolina, first learned that Heather was carrying conjoined twins about 11 weeks into her pregnancy. Abby and Erin Delaney were born in CHOP’s Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit on July 24, 2016, after being closely monitored by the Hospital’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis & Treatment.
The LYNX Blue Line Extension lit up University City with lighting features at the JW Clay Parking Deck which is adjacent to the JW Clay/UNC Charlotte light rail station. The lighting, which community members will see at both the University City Boulevard parking deck and the JW Clay parking deck, will offer a variety of different color schemes to showcase Charlotte pride and bring additional vibrancy to the area.
Actress Alyssa Milano got an idea from a friend of a friend on Facebook to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to this tweet." The hashtag #MeToo was tweeted nearly a million times in 48 hours, according to Twitter.