10 Short But Inspirational Lives - Sam Berns, who lived in Foxborough, Massachusetts and was featured in an HBO documentary called Life According to Sam, which started following him around when he was 13 and documented his life for the next three years.
Sam Berns, Mass. boy whose premature aging inspired film, dies
17-year-old young boy #SamBerns, an inspirational teen for having an extremely positive outlook towards life, died on Friday evening on January 10. Sam was suffering from Progeria, a rarest of rare genetic disease that accelerates early aging and causes premature death. Don't forget to watch his speech at Ted
Sam Berns, a Massachusetts boy whose battle with a rare and fatal genetic condition that accelerates the aging process inspired the New England Patriots players and was the subject of an HBO documentary "Life According to Sam," has died.. Berns of Foxborough died due to complications from Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, commonly known as progeria. The Progeria Research Foundation announced his death. He was 17. (January 11th)
Beloved teen Sam Berns died Friday, at age 17, after suffering from a rare genetic disease that causes premature, accelerated aging called progeria. Sam touched so many hearts with his positive outlook and “can-do” attitude. Check out his inspiring TED talk: My philosophy for a happy life. Want more great content from The Mother List? Sign ...
Sam Berns Suffers From Rare Disease But Explains To The World How Happy He Is
Meet Sam Berns: He’s a 17-year-old inspiration that will inspire you to lead a more fulfilling life. Sam suffers from progeria, a rare disease that only about 80 children throughout the world have. Children appear normal until around age 2, when they suddenly begin to age drastically. Most children who have this disease die around age 13, so... View Article
This 17-Year-Old Lost His Life To A Rare Aging Disease, But We'll Never Forget His Lessons On Happiness
Sam Berns, a 17-year-old who became a well-known face of a rare premature aging disease called progeria, died Friday at home from complications of his condition, Reuters reported. His family and friends said goodbye to the inspiring teen at his funeral service on Tuesday.
Sam Berns recently died of complications from a rare disease, progeria. Despite spending relatively little time on this Earth, he had wisdom that some people never obtain over the course of a long life.Be uplifted by his speech, given when he was 17, containing his philosophy for happiness. Although he is no longer with us, his inspiring attitude should live in our hearts and minds for years to come.