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Former conjoined twins see Texas sunlight for 1st time

DALLAS, Texas -

Seven months after their separation surgery, a pair of former conjoined twins was finally able to go outside and see the sun.

"They couldn't even open their little eyes," their mother, Jenni Ezell, told ABC News. "The sun was so bright, I shaded Owen's face."

Owen and Emmitt Ezell were born joined together from their breastbone to their hip bones. The pair shared several organs including their liver and intestines, ABC News reported.
Doctors initially thought the two would not survive, but after months of intensive care the 9-month-old baby boys are doing well.

The pair was released from Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas on Wednesday and will move to a rehab facility for a few weeks before returning home.

"The doctors are cautious," their father David Ezell told ABC News. "They are not going to come out and say, these are going to be two healthy boys, but we will come out and say it for them, these are going [to] be two very healthy boys."

*ABC News contributed to this report.

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