SO HAPPY TOGETHER: Emmett and Owen Ezell were born conjoined at the upper and lower chests. They still use tracheal tubes, but those will be removed next year. Medical Miracles These amazing but true tales will blow your mind. By D Magazine Published in D Magazine October 2014 SMS Meet the Top Physicians in the City As chosen by their peers. The Twins Who Were Born as One They gained a shot at life thanks to an army of medical professionals and a 10-hour surgery. Ron Kirk’s Brush With Death A matter of inches spared the former Dallas mayor’s life. The Soccer Player Who Couldn’t Walk A McKinney teenager works to overcome transverse myelitis. The Girl Who Fell to Earth A skydiving adventure became a nightmare for this teenager. The Woman Who Birthed 5 Babies in 4 Minutes A high-risk pregnancy super-sized the Clark family. The Bodybuilder Who Wants to Fix Our Brains Dr. Sid O’Bryant is seeking to uncover the secrets of Alzheimer’s. Dying on Our Own Terms No one will say it publicly, but it is. So why does it continue to haunt us?