Sam Berns

 

 

 

Age: 17

 

Summary: student at Foxborough High School in Massachusetts whose battle with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (a rare and fatal genetic condition that accelerates the aging process) was the subject of the HBO documentary series Life According to Sam.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from progeria

 

Born: October 23, 1996

 

Died: January 10, 2014

 

Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts