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This Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 photo shows identical twins Kristen Maurer, left, and Kelly McCarthy at Kelly's mother-in-law’s house in Beecher, Ill. The 34-year-old sisters from Crown Point, Ind., have shared a lot in their lives so when Kelly was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, she urged Kristen to get tested, too. Kristen also was diagnosed with breast cancer. Now the twins are sharing a medical rarity: Kristen donated skin and fat tissue for Kelly's breast reconstruction surgery that was performed at the University of Chicago Medical Center by breast cancer surgeon, Dr. David Song on Tuesday, Nov. 12. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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In this photo taken Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 Cinthia Orozco gets help signing up for health insurance from Griselda Zamora, a health care specialist at a health fair in Sacramento, Calif. The lackluster showing for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could foreshadow trouble for the embattled program. The plan relies on younger, healthier Americans, who are in less need of health care, to sign-up to cover the costs of expanding coverage to those with serious problems.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about his signature health care law, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama intends to permit continued sale of individual insurance plans that have been canceled because they failed to meet coverage standards under the health care law, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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The main landing page of the HealthCare.gov website is pictured on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Department of Health and Human Services)

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office building in Alexandria, Va., has a contemporary look, but Senators trying to update the patent system say it's stuck in the 1950s and needs to catch up with 21st-century technology. A bipartisan bill to reform the system is headed for Senate debate. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama speaks about his signature health care law, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama intends to permit continued sale of individual insurance plans that have been canceled because they failed to meet coverage standards under the health care law, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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National Edition News Cover for November 15, 2013 - Obamacare Retreat: President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about his signature health care law, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama intends to permit continued sale of individual insurance plans that have been canceled because they failed to meet coverage standards under the health care law, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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This Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 photo shows identical twins Kristen Maurer, left, and Kelly McCarthy at Kelly's mother-in-law’s house in Beecher, Ill. The 34-year-old sisters from Crown Point, Ind., have shared a lot in their lives so when Kelly was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, she urged Kristen to get tested, too. Kristen also was diagnosed with breast cancer. Now the twins are sharing a medical rarity: Kristen donated skin and fat tissue for Kelly's breast reconstruction surgery that was performed at the University of Chicago Medical Center by breast cancer surgeon, Dr. David Song on Tuesday, Nov. 12. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)