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'Middle-Aged' Teen Gets Facelift

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living

Zara Hartshorn, a UK teen who suffers from a rare genetic disease that makes her appear middle-aged, has undergone plastic surgery to correct a disfig...

I'm Gonna Wipe That AIDS Right Off My Face

Mark S. King | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark S. King

It was all well and good to be front and center as an HIV-positive man during the first years of the AIDS crisis. It's easier being a role model when your face looks good on the poster. But then, slowly but surely, a common side effect of HIV medications, facial wasting, began to appear.

Zara Hartshorn: 13-Year-Old With Rare Disease Looks Middle-Aged

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At the age of 13, Zara Hartshorn already looks 50. Hartshorn, who is from Rotherham, England, suffers from a rare genetic disease known as lipodystro...