8-Year-Old Girl In Ukraine Dies Of ‘Old Age’
An 8-year-old girl has died of old age in Ukraine after suffering from a rare premature aging condition which only affects 160 people in the world.
The girl weighed only around 7.7 kg. For children with progeria diagnosis, one year is equal to eight-to-ten years, so her real age was between 70 and 80 and they suffer from early aging of inner organs and body systems.
The girl suffered several strokes and paralysis of her limbs. She couldn’t move her arms, and most of the time remained stationary.
Her mother, Ivanna, was too concerned for her and Timofey Nagorny, head of the Foundation of Ukrainian Volunteers which supported Anna