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Teen Mom Heartache: Leah Messer’s 4-Year-Old Daughter Ali Has Debilitating Illness That Could Leave Her In A Wheelchair


Teen Mom star Leah Messer Calvert has it all; three beautiful daughters, a loving husband and a brand new home, has exclusively learned that tragedy recently struck the family in the form of an illness that could leave daughterAliannah Simms in a wheelchair.

In mid-July, Leah and her hubby Jeremy Calvert got the news that little 4-year-old Ali’s health has deteriorated and could leave her in a wheelchair — forcing the family to uproot from their new home in West Virginia to a more handicapped accessible home.

“Things went from bad to worse with Ali and it turns out that she could have to be in a wheelchair soon,” a source close to the reality TV favorites told Radar.

“This is why Leah and Jeremy have to move out of their new house. They need a house without stairs that’s more handicapped accessible for Ali. They are also planning on getting a place that allows horses because that will be part of Ali’s therapy.”

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Leah was vocal on her Twitter account about the stress of dealing with something terrible, and having unanswered questions.

The source won’t go into detail about Ali’s illness, except to say it’s “some sort of mitochondrial disease” that has progressively worsened.

“Ali has been doing therapy for a few years now and seemed to be improving, however, from what the doctor told the family at Ali’s big doctor appointment in July, her disorder will just keep getting worse,” the insider revealed.

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“Apparently the muscles will start to deteriorate and she will most likely lose the ability to walk.”

Understandably, Leah has taken the news hard.

“She was wrecked by the news, because they had a lot of hope that she would continue to improve,” the source told Radar.

Leah had Ali and her twin sister Aleeah with ex-hubby Corey Simms, whose father Jeff Simms even tweeted about the agony of Ali’s condition on July 17:

“Leah ordered Ali’s wheelchair a few weeks ago,” the source said. “So it’s going to be a big adjustment for the entire family.”

Calls to Leah for comment from Radar went unreturned.

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