Old Before My Time

Old Before My Time

Hayley Okines' Life With Progeria

eBook - 2011
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The Extraordinary life of Britain's 100-year-old teenager Hayley Okines. Born with the rare genetic condition progeria, she ages eight times faster than the average person. In medical terms her body is like that of a 100-year-old woman. Yet she faces her condition with immense courage and a refreshing lack of self-pity. Hayley has been the face of Channel 5's critically acclaimed Extraordinary People series since she was just 4 years old. Her films have aired to audiences of 1.7 million. Hayley is a captivating personality and is currently filming her fifth documentary Hayley's Teenage Dream which will be broadcast on C5 in September. For the first time she will also narrate the documentary.
Publisher: Bedlinog : Accent, 2011
ISBN: 9781908192561
1908192569
Branch Call Number: Downloadable eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Okines, Kerry

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jescar82
Apr 04, 2015

Rest in Peace, Hayley.

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wilcar49
Apr 04, 2015

Hayley, who penned the autobiography Old Before My Time at the age of 14 and was known as Britain’s 100-year-old teenager (her body had aged to 104 at the time of her death), she suffered from Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome, also known as HGPS or Progeria.

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