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N.C. woman shocked by size of twins

June 23, 2008 9:08:36 AM PDT
A North Carolina woman has given birth to possibly the biggest twins ever born in recent history.The Maynard couple said they were shocked when the first baby came out.

Sean William Maynard was 10 pounds and 14 ounces, but when Abigail Rose Maynard was born, she outweighed her brother with 12 pounds, 3 ounces.

Together, the twins tipped the scales at 23 pounds, 1 ounce.

The heaviest twins on record in the country were born in Arkansas in 1927. They weighed a total of 27 pounds, 12 ounces.

 

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