Rare ailment makes girl, 13, look like she’s 50

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  1. SpencimusPrime

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    Rare ailment makes girl, 13, look like she?s 50 - TODAY Health

     
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    I just saw this on my local news. Sad... poor girl, having to live through day to day being referred to as "grandma" by her peers.

    Sure hope that she finds a way to get cosmetic surgery.
     
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    Wow. That sucks.
     
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    Depressing story is depressing. Poor girl....
     
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    I just saw this on Inside Edition and she looks more like 65, I know 50 year olds who have much less wrinkes and sagging skin.. Her mother is only 41 they said, and she looks 75..this is so sad for her, her older sisters are 14 & 20ish, but they are aging normally, you know this has to be so hard for her, both at home and in school..I believe IE said this condition is so rare only about 2000 people in the world have it..I feel for all of them..
     
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    Better that then progenia, with this, she only looks older then she is.
     
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    She should look on the bright side - she'll never get carded.
     
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    thats drepressing :cry 
     
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    that is one way to get friends.. also

    "i swear officer I thought she was 60!"
     
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    I guess lol:thumbs2: 

    Reminds me of Benjamin button. I hope some surgeon can help her out
     
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    I really feel for that young girl. I just hope that some good samaritan will come along and foot the bill for cosmetic surgery that will make her more youthful looking and allows her to get confidence back.
     
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    saw this earlier at inside edition. crazy. i feel sorry for the girl.
     
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    I REALLY feel sorry for this girl and the other one. Poor kid, having to look 50 when she's 13.....
     
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    So what will will she look like when she is 80 years old? 117?
     
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    That sucks
     
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    I feel sorry for her


    hehe on the bright side..

    My grandma would kill to look 50 :lol 
     
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    She could drown out her sorrows by smoking, as Wal-Mart's policy for Tobacco is
     
  20. Mr. Sparklebot

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    Holy crap.

    And teenagers complain about acne... both of these stories are just scary. At least the girl that had her face sloughed off recovered (looking pretty good now). Hope somebody can help the other girl.
     

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