Auckland twin diagnosed with muscular dystrophy reveals how her sister has supported her


To look at a photograph of Lisa and Amy Howe you would never know that one of them was facing an uncertain future.

The 19-year-old twins from Auckland, New Zealand, both look the picture of health as they smile for the camera.

But Lisa has been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, a life-threatening condition which, whilst not impacting hugely on her life at present, makes her worry about the future.

Twins together: To look at a photograph of Lisa and Amy Howe you would not know that Lisa (left) was facing an uncertain future.

Twins together: To look at a photograph of Lisa and Amy Howe you would not know that Lisa (left) was facing an uncertain future.

At 14, Lisa was diagnosed the debilitating and irreversible muscle destroying disorder that leads to decreased mobility and often a shortened life expectancy.

She told Daily Mail Australia that it was something she always lived with. Her father also has the condition, and as such it was something Lisa had ‘never really thought of as serious’.

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