Canadian Man With ‘Benjamin Button Disease’ Dies at Age 20

Devin Scullion, shown days after his 18th birthday, was born with a rare genetic disorder that causes rapid aging. His mother, Jamie Madley, posted an emotional social media tribute to her son, who died at age 20 on Sunday night. (Adam Carter/CBC)
Devin Scullion, shown days after his 18th birthday, was born with a rare genetic disorder that causes rapid aging. His mother, Jamie Madley, posted an emotional social media tribute to her son, who died at age 20 on Sunday night. (Adam Carter/CBC)

A Canadian man who had an accelerated aging disorder died on Sunday at age 20, reports CBC News.

Jamie Madley posted a tribute to her son, Devin Scullion, on Instagram, writing, “Forever in my heart. Tomorrow will not be the same without you, thank you for allowing me to be your mother. I love you so much RIP my beautiful baby boy xoxo.”

She then added, “Lord please give me the strength to get thru this.”

Scullion was an infant when he was found to have the rare genetic condition called progeria, or “Benjamin Button disease.”

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