Identical Twins With Identical Kidney Disease Urge Coloradans To Become Living Donors

CBS DENVER | Kathy Walsh
Kaylee and Aubree Adams (credit: CBS)
AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Identical twins from Thornton share an identical problem. Both suffer from a rare disease that has led to kidney failure.

One twin has been scheduled for a kidney transplant this month, but the other is waiting for a donor.

“Shared a room, always dancing, laughing together, literally always together,” Kaylee and Aubree Adams said.

The inseparable sisters were in a bed at Children’s Hospital Colorado, side by side, as usual. Kaylee and Aubree are identical twins. They have the same eyes, the same smiles and the same sickness.

“It’s called FSGS or Focal Segmental Glomeruloscl… I can’t say the last word,” said Aubree.

“Sclerosis!” said Kaylee and shared a fist bump with her sister. Continue reading

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