One of the stars of the MTV reality show Teen Moms 2, Leah Messer, is opening up about her seven-year-old twin daughters Ali and Gracie and the impact muscular dystrophy has had on their lives. Ali was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy when she was four years old, and Leah’s decided that Ali’s twin sister Gracie (real name Aleeha Grace) should undergo the genetic tests to see if she also has the condition, as reported in globalbuzzlive.com.
The 24-year-old mom was confident that Gracie didn’t have the condition, but understood doctors wanted to run the tests just to be sure, as the symptoms of muscular dystrophy often don’t appear until later in childhood. The results of Gracie’s test have not yet been revealed on the show.
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