Twin baby boys from Germany were the talk of the world in 1987.
As was the American neurosurgeon, who led the successful operation that separated the twin boys who were born conjoined at the head.
Dr. Ben Carson’s accomplishment instantly propelled him into the spotlight as something aof a miracle worker.
I met him three years later
Dr. Ben Carson was still just 38 when we talked in the spring of 1990 about his bestselling book “Gifted Hands.”
Dr. Carson retired from the practice of medicine in 2013, ran for president in 2016, and in 2017 became Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Donald Trump.