Formerly conjoined twins celebrate their quinceanera 14 years after landmark surgery

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Formerly Conjoined Twins Celebrate MIlestone 14 Years After Landmark Surgery

Los Angeles, Calif. (KTLA) -- Formerly conjoined twin sisters, Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Alvarez, celebrated their birthday at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA where they received separation surgery more than 14 years ago. Dave Mecham reports for the KTLA 5 News at 1 p.m. on Aug. 4, 2016.

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Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Alvarez celebrate their birthday

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Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Alvarez celebrate their birthday

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Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Alvarez celebrate their birthday

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Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Alvarez celebrate their birthday

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Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Alvarez celebrate their birthday

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Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Alvarez celebrate their birthday

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Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Alvarez celebrate their birthday

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