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AN EXTERIOR VIEW OF THE RAFFLES HOSPITAL IN SINGAPORE.
An exterior view of the Raffles Hospital in Singapore, July 7, 2003,
where an unprecedented, high-risk operation to separate adult Iranian
twin sisters joined at the head began on Sunday. Law graduates Laleh
and Ladan Bijani, 29, had undergone tests and counselling since
November and say they are willing to risk death for the chance to lead
separate lives. REUTERS/Thomas White