- Lily Dove was diagnosed with leukemia in 2013 at age 8
- Her identical twin, Bailey, received the same diagnosis in March 2015 at age 10
(CNN)It was almost time for summer vacation in June 2013, when 8-year-old Lily Dove threw up before school. Her mother, Erin Dove, thought it was odd, but kept her home for the day. As a mother of three girls, including identical twins Lily and Bailey, she understood childhood illnesses and bugs.