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Kristiana Hook, 32, of Temecula has had two hip replacements after discovering she suffered from congenital hip dysplasia, a rare occurrence that happens when the hips at birth are not fully developed.  Valley News/Courtesy photo
Nursing student resumes hiking, running and returns to school Richard Damrel Special to Valley News Kristiana Hook of Temecula knows her hips. That’s because at age 32, she has two new hips, thanks to discovering she suffered from congenital hip dysplasia, a rare occurrence that happens when the hips at birth are not fully developed. Like most people, Hook thought hip replacements were for older folks. “I thought this is crazy, I just tweaked something, but I met all the criteria for congenital hip dysplasia because I was the first-born child of a pair of identical twins,” Hook said.  “So, I got my first hip replacement at age 30.” Hook, a nursing student and identical twin, has always been incredibly active, from running and cheering in high school, to working o
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