08/30/2016 11:49 EDT | Updated 08/30/2016 12:00 EDT

Conjoined Twins Defy Odds And Start Very First Day Of School

"I never thought this far ahead," says their mom.

Four-year-old twins Rosie and Ruby Formosa are getting a lot of attention as they start their first day of school. The two were born joined at the abdomen and only had 25 per cent chance of survival.

"It's a day I never expected to happen at some points," says their mom, Angela, about the girls going to school in their town of Bexleyheath, England. "I never thought this far ahead."

Get the full story on how Rosie and Ruby were separated in the video above.

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