January 24, 2022

Teen with rare aging disease dies at 17

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By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai From Mashable When Sam Berns was 22 months old, he was diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disease whose symptoms resemble those of aging. He was only supposed to live until 13 years old. Instead, he lived to be 17. Berns died on Friday after spending his life fighting against progeria, a […]