daisy and violet hilton-
these lovely british ladies were conjoined twins. born in england in 1908, they were bought by their mothers employer because she saw a chance to make money with them. they toured around the world as a sideshow act, singing and dancing.
in 1931, they sued their managers and became independent performers. they moved to the vaudeville circuit and became successful. in 1961, their tour manager abandoned them in charlotte, north carolina, with no income. they took a job at a local grocery store. they died in 1969 of the hong kong flu