Students in Jackson raise funds in honor of twins fighting leukemia

Two identical twin girls are both battling Leukemia and their elementary school is now raising money for them in a very unique way.

Doctors diagnosed 10-year-old Lily Dove with Leukemia in 2013 and just last month her sister Bailey got the same news.

To support the girls Jackson elementary students are using their pennies, nickels and dimes to bring change.

It's the only public elementary school in the small town of Jackson. Its 400 students are making a big difference for the two little girls.

The students are are raising the money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Students also wore pink and purple in honor of the girls as part of the week long coin drive called \"Bring the Change.\"

Counselor Angie Borst describes the twins as sweet, caring and strong and she has a message for the Dove family.

\"We wish we could do more. But this is one little thing that we can do to contribute\", said Borts.

The family is providing updates on their Facebook Page Team L and B.

Click here to see Facebook updates on the Dove twins.

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