She’s also a whole lot more. In March 2013 Arnold and Klein adopted a child from China named Will; and in October that same year they adopted a little sister for him: Zoey from India. Both children had dwarfism like their parents, and both were much-wanted additions to the family. Unfortunately, however, just as Arnold and Klein were starting an exciting new chapter in their lives, they were also dealt a crushing blow: Arnold was told that she had cancer.
The reason behind the illness was, moreover, doubly upsetting. When Arnold and Klein had been trying for a baby, a rare form of cancer called choriocarcinoma had developed from a non-viable pregnancy. “The one time I get pregnant, I get cancer,” Arnold told People in December 2013. And the fact that she is a little person made the treatment of her cancer even more difficult.