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Leon Botha

By Leon amazing artist that passed away last year a day after his birthday from Progeria. He just turned 26 and was the longest living person with the disease.


South African artist and DJ Leon Botha died on June 5 2011, a day after his 26th birthday. Botha was born with progeria, a rare degenerative genetic disorder that accelerates the aging process. He was the oldest documented person living with the disease, which usually has a life expectancy in the teens.