Josephine Myrtle Corbin, born in London County, Tennessee in 1868, had a unique condition. Her distinct twin was not intended to be extra legs, but the result of a rare form of joint twinning known as dipygus, which gave her two separate bodies below the waist. Her inner legs were smaller and connected, rendering her unable to walk with them.
At the age of 19, she married Dr. Clinton Bicknell, and they had one son and four daughters. Remarkably, three of her children were born from one set of organs, and two from the other. Josephine passed away on May 6, 1928.
Her twin sibling had a smaller, incomplete lower body with only three toes on each foot. Josephine could manipulate her sister’s limbs, but she couldn’t use her own legs and struggled due to her clubbed foot. In technical terms, only one of the ‘Four-Legged Woman’s legs was functional.
Interestingly, Josephine’s identical twin sister was fully sexually formed, while Josephine had two distinct reproductive systems. She had four daughters and one son. Rumors suggest that three of her children were born from one set of organs and two from the other, which, medically speaking, is feasible.…See More