Chang and Eng, twins connected by a band of flesh on their sternums, experienced more of the nineteenth century than perhaps anyone else: The East India Company, indentured servitude, freak shows, the American frontier, soot-stained Victorian England, the second great awakening, P.T. Barnum’s entertainment empire, slavery, the civil war, reconstruction, the unification of Germany, the gold rush.
This is the story of the original Siamese Twins!
Music by Brocker Way, Youth Lagoon, John Fahey, Federico Albanese, and Mulatu Astatke.
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