Josh and Erica Neal of Aiken announce the birth of their twin daughters, Mackenzie Ryann and Emma Claire Neal, born Nov. 13, 2013, at University Hospital.

Maternal grandparents are Mike and Paulie Maclure of Aiken.

Paternal grandparents are Rebecca and John Lash of Knoxville, Tenn.; and Stuart and Lisa Neal of Aiken.

Emma and Mackenzie were miracles from the start and have captured our hearts. They are definitely the best Christmas present ever.