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YouTuber Adalia Rose, Who Had Early-Aging Disorder, Dead at 15

The Free Press Journal | 14/01/2022 09:00 PM | Click to read full article

Adalia Rose Williams, a teen YouTuber who lived with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, has died. She was 15 years old. 

Progeria, or Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS), is a rare, fatal, genetic condition of childhood with striking features resembling premature ageing. There are only around 400 children in the world living with progeria at any given time.