Last Wednesday night, popular 15 year-old Youtuber Adalia Rose, a girl known around the world, who earned the crown of social networks for her popularity and inspiring content, passed away.
Rose suffered from Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome, the most severe form of Progeria, which made her look like an old woman, despite her young age. With 70 million visits to her YouTube channel, Adalia charmed young and old with her outgoing personality and did not allow herself to be defeated, despite the fact that her illness made her suffer by affecting the functionality of different organs and tissues of the body.
Through her official Facebook page, the family announced that on January 12, 2022 at 7:00 pm Adalia had passed away. They also mentioned that she touched millions of people and left the biggest mark on all who had the opportunity to meet her.
The young woman’s family thanked the people who supported and admired Adalia. They also thanked the medical team and nurses who took care of Williams, as they kept her healthy for years. On the other hand, they did not disclose the causes of her death.
The famous Youtuber had 12 million followers on Facebook and more than 2 million subscribers on YouTube, where she shared her struggle in life, as well as showing off her dances and her passion for music. Her last video was uploaded a month ago and has thousands of views.
What is Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome?
Progeria, or Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome, is a genetic condition that affects fewer than 500 children worldwide.
Adalia Rose Williams was diagnosed with Progeria syndrome at three months of age. According to medical data, the first signs and symptoms appear during the first year of life. Also, the life expectancy for children with Progeria averages about 13 years, some may live up to 20 years.