Hayley Okines

Hayley Leanne Okines (December 3, 1997 – April 2, 2015) was an English girl with the extremely rare aging disease known as progeria.

Although the average life expectancy for sufferers is 13 years, Hayley was part of a drug trial that had seen her surpass doctors’ predictions of her projected lifespan. However, she died on April 2, 2015 at the age of 17 due to complications of pneumonia, having lived four years beyond doctors’ initial predictions.