TEXAS: Eva Longoria credits her ‘’developmentally disabled’’ sister for her philanthropic ways.  The ‘Desperate Housewives’ actress - is incredibly passionate about helping others, however, she says charity work was in her blood long before she found fame because she witnessed her sibling Elizabeth’s struggles growing up.  She said: ‘’I grew up a very selfless family. My mother was always giving back, so I was doing this work before I was famous. ‘’One of the most rewarding things that happened to me was growing up with my eldest sister, Elizabeth. She is the light of my life and it has taught me more than I could ever have imagined.–EXPO