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Before Dying From A Rare Disease, 17-Year-Old Sam Berns Shares His Philosophy On Living A Happy Life.

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A very inspiring, incredible young man has recently passed away. Sam Berns was diagnosed with progeria, a genetic condition that accelerates the aging process, at 22 months of age. Progeria affects 1 in 4 million children with a life expectancy averaging 13 years. Sam fought until he was 17. He was the subject of a documentary on HBO about his condition entitled Life According to Sam“. Here he is at TEDxMidAtlantic talking about his “Philosophy For A Happy Life”. Rest peacefully, Sam.

CREDITS: Sam speaking at TEDxMidAtlantic video here. For more about Sam’s story, check out this article written about him in the Los Angeles Times.

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