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Brook Greenberg/The baby that never grew up.
Posted: 23 September 2005 11:03 AM   [ Ignore ]
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I came across this today and have never heard of this…..Thought it was interesting, but I can’t verify it…..I can not find pics either…

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Posted: 23 September 2005 01:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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This is kinda opposite to the film ‘BIG’, then? I know people can grow too quickly but then dont live long or something ‘cos their organs don’t have time to catch up. Something like that, it was a science lesson a looooong while ago…

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Posted: 23 September 2005 02:19 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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If I recall correctly, the disease where the kids age too fast is called (something similar to) progeria.

What Brooke has is basically unheard of, they only know of her having it, and I think they don’t have record of anyone else having it before.

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Posted: 23 September 2005 04:24 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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poor baby. :(

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Posted: 23 September 2005 07:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Yeah
I think that Gary Coleman dude has something similar.

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Posted: 24 September 2005 03:55 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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rolleyes  What you talking ‘bout Shar?

He he.

Bless her though, but her parents must have will-of-iron to spend 12 years looking after a toddler.

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Posted: 25 September 2005 09:14 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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This is really bizarre…I wonder if she was breastfed?

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Posted: 27 September 2005 12:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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still might be, lol….

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Posted: 27 September 2005 08:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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My husband saw a man (many years ago)  with this same condition.  The man was 30 something but looked like a baby, with the exception of the head, which he says looked older than the body.  He can’t remember what the disease is called, he only remembers that one of the family members said something about a valve not working correctly.

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Posted: 28 September 2005 07:40 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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But apparently, nothing on this girl has changed…not even her head.

And Stephen…I guess that’s what I meant.  I breastfed until Jocelynn stopped asking for it - so one day after she was 10 months, she never asked to, and ta-da you’ve got a weaned 10 month old.  If this child is similar to an 8 month old, would the mother have stopped breastfeeding (or giving formula) at some point?  Curiouser and curiouser.

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Posted: 28 September 2005 09:11 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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Myst - 28 September 2005 12:10 AM

My husband saw a man (many years ago)  with this same condition.  The man was 30 something but looked like a baby, with the exception of the head, which he says looked older than the body.  He can’t remember what the disease is called, he only remembers that one of the family members said something about a valve not working correctly.

Thats a completly different condition…..I forget what it is called as well, but those people were always on talk shows back in the day…..They use them in movies as well, such as “The Aurora Encounter”....

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Posted: 29 September 2005 05:30 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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What I find most bizarre is that no one has any idea how long this poor wee thing will live. So what happens if her parents become old and infirm or die, its left to her siblings to care for her. Then what… That is quite scary

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