Abby and Erin Delaney have finally gone home — more than five months after the formerly conjoined twins were separated in a rare surgery.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia said Monday that the twins have been discharged, ending an emotional 485-day stay at the hospital where they were born in summer  2016.
For 15 months, the girls had remained in the hospital. Now, they are headed home, to Mooresville, N.C., with their parents — “just in time for the holidays,” their mother, Heather Delaney, said in a statement released by the hospital.
Delaney called her daughters “inspiring,” adding: “As their parents, it is very neat for Riley and me to have a front-row seat to this and watch them overcome these incredible obstacles. We cannot wait to see what their future holds!”
[Conjoined twins survived one of the world’s rarest surgeries. Now they’re preparing to go home.]
Abby and Erin were born prematurely by C-section July 24, 2016.
Since then, …
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