Children Living With Progeria: Inside Their World

When we first met Lindsay Ratcliffe, she was just like any other first grader, who loved ponies, Legos and running the bases at the T-Ball game in her hometown of Flat Rock, Mich. But at 20 pounds and 36 inches, she was not an ordinary six-year-old. Lindsay has a rare and fatal disease called progeria -- derived from the Greek word for "prematurely old" -- which makes her body age eight to 10 times faster than normal children. Only 80 children in the world currently have the condition,...Full Story
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