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Sam Berns, Massachusetts Teen with Aging Disease, Dies One Day Before He Was to Be Patriots Honorary Captain [Video]
Sam Berns, Massachusetts Teen with Aging Disease, Dies One Day Before He Was to Be Patriots Honorary Captain [Video]
The disease known as Progeria causes premature aging in children. You wouldn't know it to see him, but Sam Berns was just 17-years-old when he died on Friday, a day before he saw his dream come true. He was going to be honorary captain for his favorite football team, the New England Patriots Saturday night before their playoff game with the Indianapolis Colts.
Meet Gavin Who is 10, Lives in Waterville and Needs Our Help! I Plan to Help, Will You? [UPDATED]
Meet Gavin Who is 10, Lives in Waterville and Needs Our Help! I Plan to Help, Will You? [UPDATED]
10-years-old is old enough to understand a lot about life. Loving your family and friends, doing homework, riding bikes and playing games. At 10, you understand what it means to be sick and realize it's just a matter of time before you feel better. Comprehending a sickness that's not going to get better is a bit beyond most 4th graders' comprehension, however, unless you're someone like Gavin w