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Hospitalized the youngest daughter of Republican Rick Santorum

Washington : DC : USA | Apr 07, 2012 at 5:56 AM PDT
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WASHINGTON, - The youngest daughter of the would-be Republican presidential candidate U.S.Rick Santorum, who has a genetic disease, was hospitalized again, today announced the candidate's campaign.



"Rick and his wife, Karen, have led to their daughterBella to the hospital," a campaign spokesman, HoganGidley, who said the family has requested privacy and prayers for his recovery.



She was born in 2008 with Trisomy 18, a rare genetic defect that gives it an extra chromosome that affects the normal development of the brain and major organs, making it difficult to survive.



The former senator from Pennsylvania was spending the Easter weekend with his family in the state ofVirginia when little was hospitalized, as recorded by the Chicago Tribune.



In January, the girl had to be entered by an attack of pneumonia which forced Santorum to suspend severalcampaign events.



Santorum on Wednesday thanked his supporters at arally in Hollidaysburg (Pennsylvania) prayers for her daughter and said he was fine.



Santorum, a father of six children, the Republican presidential nomination dispute with the former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney, who is leading in the polls.



According to the survey average of the websiteRealClearPolitics, Romney leads with 37.7 percent forSantorum, with 27.8 percent support.
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