Sisters share struggle with familial dilated cardiomyopathy

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Four sisters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area have familial dilated cardiomyopathy, a heart condition that killed their father in 2003, the Washington Post reports.

Approximately 375,000 people in the U.S. have familial dilated cardiomyopathy, which the Post notes is more common in African Americans than whites and is most often diagnosed between ages 20 and 60.

Read below for more on the sisters dealing with the disease: