Friday, July 3, 2009
The sisters who will both die before they're 12 years old
Held safe in their mother's arms, they look like any other bright and healthy little girls. But Ashleigh Lennon, six, and her three-year-old sister Alisha will both die before the age of 12.
They are the only two sisters in Britain known to have the deadly form of the genetic disorder Batten's disease.