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Hayley Okines

English girl born with the rare genetic disorder known as progeria, which caused her to age eight to ten times faster than normal. She was an outspoken advocate for progeria awareness and co-authored the autobiography Old Before My Time in 2012. She was born in Arrington, England and was diagnosed with progeria at age two. She sang as a member of The Kids Choir 2000 on the charity song "Voices of Tomorrow." She was born to Kerry and Mark Okines and raised with younger siblings named Ruby and Louis. She and activist Sam Berns became two of the most visible public faces of progeria. [+]