Dr. Ben Carson
On September 4, 1987 Dr. Ben Carson and 70 doctors, nurses, and many other surgeons came together to perform a 22-hour surgery. The twins were successfully separated with minor brain damage. Dr. Carson became the first African-American and surgeon to ever separate siamese twins. Dr. Carson was born September 18, 1951. He was the youngest major division in John Hopkins history. Due to his hard work and perseverance siamese twins can have a shot at being separated and living different lives.