TLC Bids A Final Farewell To "Mermaid Girl" Shiloh Pepin

Last night TLC aired Mermaid Girl: The Last Six Months, their last documentary about Shiloh Pepin, the adorable ten-year-old whose struggles with sirenomelia or "mermaid syndrome" the network followed in a series of specials, and who passed away in October. » 12/14/09 5:20pm 12/14/09 5:20pm

"Mermaid Girl" Shiloh Pepin Dies At Age 10

Sad news: 10-year-old Shiloh Pepin, who appeared on Oprah last month, to discuss her struggles with sirenomelia, perhaps better known as "mermaid syndrome," passed away yesterday afternoon after spending a week in critical condition at the Maine Medical Center. [SanFranciscoChronicle] » 10/24/09 1:55pm 10/24/09 1:55pm