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Two heartbeats, one limitless love

The Dugger Family

May 26, 2019

Christine and Blake Dugger were elated to learn they would be adding another child to their family of four, and they were astonished when an ultrasound detected an extra heartbeat. Twins were on the way, and the Duggers felt divinely blessed. But their enchanting dream turned into a harrowing nightmare when deadly conditions threatened the lives of both twins. In a desperate search for answers, Christine journeyed 2,000 miles to visit a renowned UTHealth maternal-fetal medicine physician, whose surgical expertise and compassion created the best outcome — and delivered the ultimate gift.











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