Zach Pickard clowned around while playing with a new toy in his home in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, October, 19, 2011. Zach Pickard was diagnosed with Progeria, an accelerated aging syndrome, in December 2007 at the age of 11 months. Charles Bertram | Staff
Zach Pickard clowned around while playing with a new toy in his home in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, October, 19, 2011. Zach Pickard was diagnosed with Progeria, an accelerated aging syndrome, in December 2007 at the age of 11 months. Charles Bertram | Staff
Zach Pickard clowned around while playing with a new toy in his home in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, October, 19, 2011. Zach Pickard was diagnosed with Progeria, an accelerated aging syndrome, in December 2007 at the age of 11 months. Charles Bertram | Staff

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