"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