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Twin sisters celebrate 89th birthday 'together'

Posted at 10:41 AM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 10:41:52-04

GLOUCESTER, Va. -- It was not the usual set-up when twin sisters Elizabeth Walton and Kitty Smith celebrated their 89th birthdays this week.

Kitty is in a nursing home in Gloucester, according to family.

Social distancing guidelines due to coronavirus have made it impossible for the sisters to be together.

So instead of a party, the sisters enjoyed a quick birthday visit through an open window.

"They bring joy and laughter to the family all the time," relative Fran Milby shared. "You should be at Lizzie's on Christmas Eve. There is no telling what will happen!"

Hopefully the sisters will be able to celebrate in the same room soon.

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