YouTuber Adalia Rose Williams dead at 15: ‘She is no longer in pain’

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YouTuber Adalia Rose Williams, who was open together with her followers about life with a uncommon genetic illness, has died at the age of 15.

Williams, who was identified as a child with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome — also referred to as the “Benjamin Button” illness — handed away Wednesday night, based on her Facebook web page.

“She came into [life] quietly and left quietly, but her life was far from it,” read the heartbreaking post, which has obtained upwards of 714,000 reactions, 138,000 feedback and 93,000 shares. “She is no longer in pain and is now dancing away to all the music she loves.”

Her household thanked Williams’ loyal followers that “love and supported her,” and requested for privateness as they mourn her loss.

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Adalia Rose Williams was an avid social media person, usually posting to YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, and amassed tens of millions of followers throughout the platforms.
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Many followers left feedback of affection and help beneath the publish, hoping that she “rests in peace.”

“I loved her so much,” one follower from India posted. “She has been an inspiration to many and has touched millions of lives.”

“What a beautiful bright light she was and will continue to be through all the lives she touched,” wrote a fan.

“She taught us how to live without limitations,” mentioned one other.

On Instagram, the 380,000 customers that adopted her deal with expressed comparable sentiments in response to the tragic announcement, which got here simply three weeks after she lost her hearing.

Williams was an avid YouTuber who posted throughout different social media platforms as effectively. In documenting her life, she make clear the realities of navigating the world whereas coping with progeria, a power, progressive situation that she was identified with at just 3 months old.

The syndrome presently lacks a remedy and causes fast getting old, accompanied by slowed development and hair loss. According to the Progeria Research Foundation, round 400 children worldwide are presently residing with the illness.

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Williams’ household shared the heart-wrenching information throughout her social platforms, the place followers shared their condolences.
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The Texas-based teen, who exceeded the common life expectancy for these with the situation upon making previous 13 years previous, started vlogging in 2012. Uploading her movies on YouTube, she finally amassed 2.9 million subscribers.

She didn’t simply publish well being updates — she dabbled in make-up tutorials, dances and skits that includes different members of her household.

“She touched MILLIONS of people and left the biggest imprint in everyone that knew her,” her household posted to Facebook.

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