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1811, May 111874, Jan 17
Thai-American conjoined twin brothers whose condition and birthplace became the basis for the term "Siamese twins". In 1829, Robert Hunter, a Scottish merchant who lived in Bangkok, saw the twins swimming and realized their potential. He paid their parents to permit him to exhibit their sons as a curiosity on a world tour. When their contract with Hunter was over, Chang and Eng went into business for themselves.
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05/11/1811-Famed conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker are born
08/16/1829-Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker arrive in Boston to be exhibited
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