18-year old progeria suffer and activist Ontlametse Phalatse has passed away.
The teenager died at George Mukhari Academic Hospital in Ga-Rankuwa, outside Pretoria, last night
Phalatse was one of two South African girls living with the rare genetic disorder, which causes rapid aging. There is no cure. Her doctors predicted that she would only survive until her 14th birthday.
Last month, she was granted her wish to meet with President Jacob Zuma