by jenna pritchard
Ben was born in Detroit. Michigan his mom re-married when she was 13.Ben was only 8 when his parents divorced. After graduating with honors from high school he attended collage Yale university were he earned a degree in pshohlogy. His surgeries to separate conjoined twins has made headlines. In 2003 Carson faced his biggest challenge separating two adult conjoined twins. Carson has written several books that recount his life story.