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Brave Ontlametse Phalatse who succumbed to progeria laid to rest

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Brave Ontlametse Phalatse who succumbed to progeria laid to rest
Brenda Masilela
PRETORIA, April 21 (ANA) – Eighteen doves and balloons were released at Ontlametse Phalatse's funeral on Friday which was attended by hundreds of people who were touched by her brave struggle against progeria, an extremely rare genetic disorder in which symptoms resembling aspects of aging are manifested at a very early age. In 2009, Phalatse was diagnosed with progeria and she was told she would not live beyond t ...

 

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