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Coleen Rooney's teenage sister has died after a lifelong battle with Rett syndrome. Rett syndrome is a genetic neurological disorder that, according to the NHS, affects one in 12,000 women. It causes physical and mental disabilities that first develop in early childhood. The BBC reports that a spokesman for the family announced that 14-year-old Rosie McLoughlin, who suffered from the disease from a young age, passed away at her home in Liverpool last night. In a statement Colleen, husband Wayne and Rosie's family said they were "heartbroken", adding: "She was such a strong little girl (more) »


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