Adalia Rose, Prematurely Aging Internet Star Who “Shook Millions,” Dies Aged 15
Adalia Rose Williams, a popular social media figure with premature aging, passed away on January 12 at the age of 15. The news was released this Thursday by his family on social networks, without specifying the specific causes of his death.
“[Adalia] he left without making a sound, but his life was far from that. She touched millions of people and left a huge mark on everyone who knew her. He’s no longer in pain and now he’s dancing to all the music he likes, “says the message, where she is also grateful to all the medical staff who worked with her “for years to keep her healthy.”
This adolescent from Texas (USA) was diagnosed at three months of age with the Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, a rare genetic condition that causes children to develop many changes and diseases such as hair loss, aging skin, joint abnormalities or loss of bone mass. The life expectancy of these people is 13 years and affects less than 500 children worldwide.
Despite her short life, with her outgoing personality, Adalia managed to become an Internet star, where she used to share parts of her daily life and her taste for everything related to fashion. He was also shown singing, dancing and having fun, despite his health problems. On Facebook he accumulated 12 million followers, and YouTube 2.9 million subscribers and on Instagram she was followed by more than 400,000 people.
His mother, Natalia Pallante, recounted in one interview In 2018, after being diagnosed with the disease, Adalia began to lose her hair and her skin became increasingly thin. The family always tried not to talk about life expectancy with their daughter so as not to fill her with fear and always they strove to live from day to day.
“We don’t even say the word ‘progeria’ very often, we just we treat her like a normal girl 11 years old and we try to give him the best life, “said his father, Ryan at the time.