Las Vegas, NV — A local family featured on ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is under scrutiny after questions are raised about their little girls’ medical condition. The Cerda family was featured heavily on Action News when they were selected by the show for a new home in March, 2009. Thousands in the community donated their time, and money, to make the Cerda dream home a reality. Allegations this spring, first reported by the Oregonian newspaper in Clackamas County, show the mother may have misrepresented just how bad the girls health was.
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