Jen Arnold of “Little Couple” Diagnosed with Cancer

By: Alexandria Sardam - December 6, 2013

39-year-old Jen Arnold, star of TLC’s “The Little Couple,” has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

The news was first reported by People in an exclusive statement.

“I have recently been diagnosed with a rare type of cancer and am currently undergoing treatment, including surgery and chemotherapy,” Arnold said.

Arnold and husband, Bill Klein are the stars of TLC’s reality show. The heartfelt show gives viewers an intimate glimpse into the lives of the married couple who are both dwarfs. The reality show has captu red everything from their wedding to fertility struggles and even their adoption progression. The couple adopted a little boy from China and most recently a little girl from India.

According to the exclusive with People, this has been an especially challenging time for Arnold to be diagnosed.

“While there is never a good time to get news like this, getting it just as we are building our new family is tough in many ways,” Arnold said. “But being surrounded by the love of my husband and our two beautiful children is actually in many ways giving me the strength to fight it even stronger,” said Arnold.

Arnold is currently going through with the necessary surgeries and chemotherapy.

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