YouTuber dies at 15 from rare genetic disease: ‘She touched MILLIONS of people’

6 days ago

Texas news, US news.

Millions of social media users were left in sorrow after news of the sudden passing of a teen YouTuber with a rare disease emerged Wednesday evening.

Adalia Rose Williams passed away at the age of 15from Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, a rare genetic condition that causes rapid aging, slow growth, and hair loss. Only 400 children are living with the illness worldwide.

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  • Adalia had exceeded her average life expectancy of 13 years old. She started posting videos in 2012 about her health condition, but also makeup tutorials, music, and dances.

    “She came into life quietly and left quietly, but her life was far from it; she is no longer in pain and is now dancing away to all the music she loves,” the post announcing her death read.

    “She touched MILLIONS of people and left the biggest imprint in everyone that knew her.”