Tag: progeria

Hayley Okines – The Progeria ‘Wonder Child’

June 4, 2014 | 0

Hayley Okines was diagnosed in 1999 with an extremely rare condition known as progeria. She was only 2 years when she was diagnosed with the disease. Progeria is a rare genetic condition which affects only a handful in the entire world. The genetic condition causes a person age faster than normal. On average a child […]

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Adalia Rose – The Progeria Child, a Social Media Sensation!

March 29, 2014 | 0

Adalia Rose Williams is among the few living with progeria condition. This is a condition what causes premature aging. She is about 7 years and she is one girl who has gone through many hurdles. That is because she struggles with progeria, which is making her little body age faster than normal. She has had […]

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Sam Berns – Wiki, Pictures (A life of Inspiration)

March 29, 2014 | 0

The life of Sam Berns is an inspiring tale of ‘can do’ against all odds.  The Progeria afflicted child died at the age of 17, on January 10, 2014, an unusually longer life than the average life expectancy of this rare disorder, which is 13 years.  Though he was diagnosed with the condition when he […]

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