In , conjoined twin expert Alice Dregar broke it down for The Atlantic, but basically came to the conclusion that we don't know that much about the intimate lives of conjoined twins and one's view on the topic really depends on that person's view of sex in general. Each twin can control her side of their shared body. They also stated that they hoped that by providing some information about themselves, they would be able to lead otherwise fairly typical social lives. More than 20 years on from their time with Oprah, the Minnesota natives, who are now 27 years old, have blossomed into talented young women. They intensely dislike being stared at or photographed by strangers while going about their private lives. How are they able to perform everyday tasks that require both sides of their body? The girls captured our hearts when they were just six, but now they're 27 and teachers.