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Conjoined twin, former TLC star Abby Hensel now married to Army veteran

Josh Bowling with Brittany and Abby Hensel.
Josh Bowling with Brittany and Abby Hensel.
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Abby and Brittany Hensel, a pair of conjoined twins who once had their own , have an exciting secret that’s just coming to light —

The 34-year-old twin tied the knot with Josh Bowling, and current nurse, in a .

Although news of the marriage is , pictures from the wedding have been up on the for almost a year. Photos and videos, including a at the reception, have also been on his mom’s Facebook page since the special day.

Abby and Brittany are considered , meaning they share a bloodstream and organs below the waist, and have previously talked about wanting to have children.

“Yeah, we’re going to be moms,” Brittany said in the “We haven’t thought about how being moms is going to work yet. But we’re just 16 — we don’t need to think about that right now.”

Abby, however, is now a stepmom to , from a previous relationship.

Although the twins remain connected at the hip and would physically share in the birth of any biological children in the future, Bowling is only technically married to Abby.

The reveal of their marriage has sparked many questions from fans and outsiders on the arrangement with Brittany, but so far there’s been no public statement from any of the parties involved.

The Bowlings reportedly live together in Minnesota, where the Hensel twins were born and raised and where they currently teach fifth grade, according to TODAY.

Abby and Brittany first shot to fame after appearing on the “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in 1996, and appeared on the cover of Life magazine that same year.

After starring in several TV documentaries, they landed their own TLC series, “Abby & Brittany,” which ended in 2012 after just one season.

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