Zach Pickard, held by mom Tina Pickard, reacted as firefighter Johnathan Taylor climbed to the top of the ladder truck during Tiger Cub Scout Den 9's visit to Lexington Fire Station No. 20 on Arrowhead Drive on Oct. 15. Zach, 6, is one of fewer than 250 people worldwide with the rapid-aging disease progeria. He was diagnosed while still a baby. Zach was born Jan. 6, 2007, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 19 inches.
Zach Pickard, held by mom Tina Pickard, reacted as firefighter Johnathan Taylor climbed to the top of the ladder truck during Tiger Cub Scout Den 9's visit to Lexington Fire Station No. 20 on Arrowhead Drive on Oct. 15. Zach, 6, is one of fewer than 250 people worldwide with the rapid-aging disease progeria. He was diagnosed while still a baby. Zach was born Jan. 6, 2007, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 19 inches. Herald-Leader
Zach Pickard, held by mom Tina Pickard, reacted as firefighter Johnathan Taylor climbed to the top of the ladder truck during Tiger Cub Scout Den 9's visit to Lexington Fire Station No. 20 on Arrowhead Drive on Oct. 15. Zach, 6, is one of fewer than 250 people worldwide with the rapid-aging disease progeria. He was diagnosed while still a baby. Zach was born Jan. 6, 2007, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 19 inches. Herald-Leader

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