Race against time | families with kids diagnosed with aging disease remain positive | sunday night

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Adalia and Meghan are two beautiful and courageous young girls who are growing up way too fast. Both have a rare and fatal genetic condition called Progeria, a disease that causes rapid ageing – 10-times faster than normal. Their life expectancy is very short, usually only into the mid-teens. But, as Sunday Night’s Steve Pennells reports, they are making every second of their short lives count. And the good news is, there’s now hope for a cure. Subscribe to get new videos every week - more Sunday Night stories - Sunday Night’s Facebook - Sunday Night’s Twitter - Sunday Night’s Instagram -
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Ashli Slizone
Ashli Slizone

I love...nooo wait: LOVE isn't STRONG ENOUGH...I have an absolute admiration for the parents of ADALIA ROSE! I adore this family beyond words! The strength of these parents is so amazing! I'm always in worry, I'm afraid it is going to kill the mom! I'm praying for these families...by gosh if we can give magic freaking Johnson a cure for AIDS then we can extend the lives of these children! IM TIRED OF EVERYONE BITCHIN N MOANIN OVER TRIVIAL CRAP ...Wake up and bow your head and just say THANK YOU FATHER FOR ANOTHER DAY! truth is, we're all living on borrowed time!

2018-10-25
Jeremiah Baez
Jeremiah Baez

It does‘ matter how u look it’s just your personality and feelings

2018-10-28
Walter De Kaey
Walter De Kaey

Meghan is so strong, i love her!

2018-10-26
A. Smith
A. Smith

Mom????? I thought that was her sister.

2018-10-22
rebecca elizabeth
rebecca elizabeth

"what do you like to do" "eat, sleep and watch youtube" girl same

2018-10-22
kiwi milk
kiwi milk

I can only pray my daughter is this cool 😂 she’s so mature and her sense of humor is great.

2018-10-27
Jairon Durham
Jairon Durham

Adaila's always so happy and she full of life. She's an angel and I pray some day she and everyone with progeria will be cured

2018-10-27
April
April

Her mom is beautiful, Natalia reminds me of Selena Quintanilla.

2018-10-27
Deedee Muk
Deedee Muk

39 seconds into video and I love Adalia.

2018-10-27
The Luna Family
The Luna Family

Why isn’t anybody commenting on how awesome Meghan is!!! So intelligent and beautiful!

2018-10-23
Miss Michelle
Miss Michelle

She doesn't suffer shame. She isn't depressed. She laughs. She dreams, and her daughter seems okay with it too.

2018-10-22
Ayah almadhi
Ayah almadhi

Megan is amazing so inspiring

2018-10-26
Mel Rose
Mel Rose

Wow I thought her mom was her sister or caretaker. She looks SO young to have an 11 year old. Beautiful family 💛

2018-10-22
aLiCe wOndERLaND
aLiCe wOndERLaND

Adalia & Megan GET IT GIRLS!!!!!!!

2018-10-27
Van Le
Van Le

that’s nasty how many ppl said such thing to the mother. they don’t know how hard to raise a kid ??? money can’t buy time and love to raise a child. some parents abandon disabled kids but some other parents even love disable kids more than normal healthy kid

2018-10-23
Chante McCormick
Chante McCormick

I am thoroughly impressed by both of these young ladies. They are incredible beacons of light!

2018-10-28
Marek Magnificent
Marek Magnificent

omg, i m crying. The soul is what makes you a human, not a physical appearance. Why so many beautiful faces in the world with ugly soul...if only a person could have a face as good/ bad as his soul that would be what he d deserve...the world sometimes is so cruel...

2018-10-30
Stormi Reynolds
Stormi Reynolds

"What do you want?" "Everything..." That shook me to the core. These kids are so strong, its insane to imagine.

2018-10-29
Julia Captain
Julia Captain

She's so beautiful, she may be small but I can feel her big heart ! They are both so unbelievably strong !!!

2018-10-22
Boss Queen
Boss Queen

Please dry your eyes, God has your family in his palm. You are blessed.

2018-10-29
Satan, The Skinny Whale Legend
Satan, The Skinny Whale Legend

I didn’t know the dad was Adalia’s step-dad. He’s really nice.

2018-10-23
Cathy Burnham
Cathy Burnham

Wow! Megan is the fittest person with Progeria I've ever seen!

2018-10-28
aLiCe wOndERLaND
aLiCe wOndERLaND

This little girl is the BOMB & so is her Mom (& whole family too). I should not be surprised that the human race can be so full of hatred to say such terrible things but although I couldn't believe the hateful comments towards them. But what I LOVED was their response.💜

2018-10-27
Lauren Desiree
Lauren Desiree

This is so sad. It makes me cry. They are such a beautiful family. Such strong parents.

2018-10-22
Sarah Lockwood
Sarah Lockwood

She’s so happy even though she is going through some hard time which is so inspirational

2018-10-30
mirandaschalen
mirandaschalen

I am watching Adalia grow up for some time now, i have so much respect for those amazing parents. I wish them all the strenght. You are special.

2018-10-28
Lisa Fuller
Lisa Fuller

A dude taking on that level of responsibility for a kid that isn’t his is pretty cool! This family is amazing!

2018-10-30
Marilyn DIAZ DESIGNS
Marilyn DIAZ DESIGNS

I love Adalia! She’s so smart and FUNNY! She’s very witty. I love her YouTube. God bless her!

2018-10-23
Lindsey Morgan
Lindsey Morgan

Man, I have wasted my life in depression and procrastination.

2018-10-23
Sarah Mitchell
Sarah Mitchell

Meghan is equally amazing, as are her parents!

2018-10-23
Vee Lovely
Vee Lovely

People are so mean !! She's trying to keep her baby happy while she is here !! So leave Adalia alone and stop staring at people with Progeria !

2018-10-24
Brittney Jones
Brittney Jones

This is so very sad. Both mother and daughter very beautiful strong young ladies. My prayers go out to you.

2018-10-22
Melani Coleman
Melani Coleman

I had a BFF that had this she lived 20years

2018-10-25
Raizino 666
Raizino 666

My son had very light progeria...very very light...you almost notice nothing. And died 3 years ago. He was 14. I am just broken as hell.

2018-10-22
Sherry Lowery
Sherry Lowery

She is our earthly treasure to remind us that life is precious. Thank you God for gifting us with Adalia. Thank you Adalia gifting us with your joy and your zest for life.

2018-10-22
Willie Marie Broyles
Willie Marie Broyles

I was deeply moved by this video. Thank you. Both of these precious young ones, Adalia and Meghan, are amazing and truly beautiful. May God bless them and their families always.

2018-10-29
C McMahon
C McMahon

Megan is so inspirational, I could watch her forever!

2018-10-23
Rosalynn Barnes
Rosalynn Barnes

I just love how she protects her mom from the internet bullies and I am a follower love you from Michigan 💓

2018-10-22
P Heart
P Heart

"I need a twerk",she made me laugh. You go girl!!!

2018-10-29
RANDOM ADY
RANDOM ADY

I love Adalia and her mommy. They are so amazing and their YouTube videos are the sweetest thing

2018-10-29
Orlagh Hardie
Orlagh Hardie

3:41 she is so cute! Standing up for her momma! She is an amazing girl❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

2018-10-29
Nancy Desch
Nancy Desch

What a personality this little girl has - she a blessing to her family and the world.  She's a walking, talking lesson.

2018-10-30
teresa Wallace
teresa Wallace

Mom? I thought it was your sister!! lol. Your daughter is such a sweetheart. ....... Wild n Crazy........... which is just awesome!!! You go girl,............be you!! Love and blessings to you and your family.

2018-10-26
Isosceles Kramer
Isosceles Kramer

Meghan, I’m a runner too. ❤️ I have juvenile spinal arthritis. And I know that when you stop moving, you stop moving. Just be careful to rest when you need it, my love. wish I could give her my hair.

2018-10-23
Robin Harris
Robin Harris

I can’t imagine being afraid every night that your child isn’t going to wake up. I subscribed to her channel immediately after watching this because she just made me smile with all the sassiness!!!!

2018-10-22
Pagan Deva
Pagan Deva

Screw the haters! This is a beautiful girl and a wonderful family. How dare someone say they are using this girl for money!

2018-10-22
Marcy Keeley
Marcy Keeley

It's gross that people want to bully this lady for doing the YouTube channel with her daughter. This kid can't do much else for fun. She can't go out into the world with ease. I'm sure her immune system is shot, she's prone to blood clots, whatever she does for entertainment is probably pretty confined. She obviously gets a kick out of doing the YouTube thing. She gets attention and praise, she gets to meet people through her Channel, and her mom gets to have a record of all these beautiful memories of her daughter laughing and smiling which is all she's going to be left with likely within the next decade if not sooner. Why do people have to be so judgemental. Try to walk a mile in these peoples shoes.

2018-10-28
Vee&Xavier always
Vee&Xavier always

your an AMAZING MOM...God chose u to be her mother because he knew u were going to love,cherish, adore, give kisses and hugs..be there for her ...for the time that hes given u to her..she's an angel from heaven...

2018-10-22
Stephanie Mullins
Stephanie Mullins

There is a woman in her 40s with progeria.. I wonder if they have studied her to see if she has done something different with her lifestyle to have her live that long

2018-10-22
Midnight Daemon
Midnight Daemon

Meghan is a sweetheart and her parents are wonderful people. They make each other happy when the sky is dark. Amituofo. 🙏🏼

2018-10-28
Annointed One
Annointed One

Her parents are amazing.VERY beautiful family.

2018-10-22
Summer 4ever
Summer 4ever

I love the shot of Adalia in the little car driving around the kid. Too cute!

2018-10-28
Fox Ahir88
Fox Ahir88

Awww shes beautiful and amazing c:

2018-10-29
yasmine rachmania
yasmine rachmania

Adalia is so full of life. She's so sassy and funny. Progeria will never stop her. I love you, Adalia 💜

2018-10-22
Sylv Bell
Sylv Bell

when they showed the second girl running i teared up! shes a badass!! makes me feel soooo lazy lmao

2018-10-22
Lionel R. Lombard RSA
Lionel R. Lombard RSA

How beautiful. makes our problems insignificant.

2018-10-22
Trish Bannister
Trish Bannister

Your one wonderful mum, haven’t you done a wonderful job, bless you darling I am so impressed , lots of love.😘😘😘😘👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏😘😘💕💕💕💕😘

2018-10-22
Bethia Rubinstein
Bethia Rubinstein

Beautiful family, incredible spirit, bless you all!

2018-10-27
Mary Martinez
Mary Martinez

Love her...❤❤❤She is Beautiful inside and out...What a Strong Family..Hang in there MOM u are doing a Great Job...👍👍👍

2018-10-27
PHILLIP LE BOA
PHILLIP LE BOA

God bless Adalia !!!! She is an ANGEL !!!!!!!!

2018-10-27
Ava Campitella
Ava Campitella

She is fuuuuuuuuuuuuuny

2018-10-29
Greenjewelrysparkle
Greenjewelrysparkle

Megan is a GOOD signer😍😍😍❤❤❤

2018-10-23
Austin Klein
Austin Klein

Go Megan!! Beautiful young Lady.

2018-10-22
The Crowned Clown
The Crowned Clown

OK .. I'm a clown and I'm crying.

2018-10-28
dee welsh
dee welsh

The 17 year old runner is one hardcore human being ❤

2018-10-29
Sabrina Mazzei
Sabrina Mazzei

Megan has a great singing voice

2018-10-24
bassey love
bassey love

Natalia is such a strong mother,,, her family is so loving

2018-10-29
Fridah Kijogi
Fridah Kijogi

That Adalia... she is a true beauty. Made my day. She is perfect!!!

2018-10-28
Jordie ___
Jordie ___

Please caption your videos for your Deaf/Hard of Hearing viewers! People who have auditory processing difficulties and people who are learning English will also benefit. Thanks!

2018-10-29
Beautifully African
Beautifully African

Adalia is adorable! I wasn't expecting Megan to be so mature. From they way she talks, her body language and how she carries herself, I was expecting her to be in her mid-twenties. She's so confident.

2018-10-22
Venicia Foreman
Venicia Foreman

Me and my kids love watching you channel we pray for you ever day God have you under his wings and y'all are blessed to have a child that love her self inside and out. yes it will b ups and downs sometimes bout known u are blessed and that you is so beautiful and I would like to say for all your hate stop and think if this was youll would you like to be bullied or talk about and baby you just remember Jesus was talked about and look at him now stay strong and dnt worry bout what ppl say that's not nice u are a blessing.

2018-10-29
L Smith
L Smith

How does someone so tiny have so much energy? She is amazing in so many ways.

2018-10-29
Raizino 666
Raizino 666

Emjoy your daughter to the max...the cruelty of this...they dont live long...i have been there....

2018-10-22
Austin Klein
Austin Klein

I Love Adaila. She's So Sassy and Beautiful. God Bless her and her Beautiful Family.

2018-10-22
Carrie Bizz
Carrie Bizz

What a beautiful family. Adalia definitely found the right family to be born in to. God bless you! I can't believe how some people bully her its nasty! Shame on them

2018-10-22
Rebekah
Rebekah

Little tower of power.. Such a lil sweet heart.. Bless em all ❤️

2018-10-22
Anni
Anni

What a beautiful young girl Adalia is ❤️

2018-10-26
Ricarda Priest
Ricarda Priest

What a spunky, sassy, wonderful spirit this young lady has, What a trooper, God has truly blessed this wonderful soul. what an inspiration, Adalia is,

2018-10-29
Kim V.
Kim V.

Adalia is an amazing girl! I've followed her for some time now, and she just brings a smile to my face everytime! Love her to pieces.

2018-10-22
Annette Melnychuk
Annette Melnychuk

I hope that a cure for progeria is found soon because no child should ever die from this

2018-10-22
chelsey
chelsey

Natalie always reminds me of Nani from Lilo and Stitch. I cannot be the only one.

2018-10-29
Miss L
Miss L

They really do have such an amazing relationship. I thought Natalia was a friend of about sixteen, and it's not just her amazing appearance. When they're filming together they're still mother and daughter, still friends, but they seem more like sisters in how they interact. I think it's amazing that they can do that together

2018-10-29
justgreg -_-
justgreg -_-

18:44 not gonna lie I thought best friend had a big ass booty. 😂 I was confused af. much love to everyone though💛

2018-10-28
Betty Lewis
Betty Lewis

She’s like a human doll!

2018-10-22
Sarey Chim
Sarey Chim

I LOVE Adalia! Cracks me up every time she says, "I need to twerk".

2018-10-23
Anja M.
Anja M.

I don't get it... what makes people be negative against a wonderful and beautiful girl like her. She makes so many people happy and so many people love her. To write negative commentes to her and her family just shows peoples truth color and they will have a sad sad life.

2018-10-28
Sarah Mitchell
Sarah Mitchell

Also, her mom is amazing! One of the strongest people ever!

2018-10-23
Htoo Doh
Htoo Doh

Very positive people!

2018-10-28
husky Jacqs
husky Jacqs

Such a special lady and amazing parents. Heartbreaking to see natalia cry as she's always so strong and smiles for adalia. Big hug to you all. Keep strong keep smiling.

2018-10-23
scoobiesnax10
scoobiesnax10

Omg I thought the mum was the older sister!!!! Gorgeous family!

2018-10-22
Monica Utt
Monica Utt

Hi Adalia, if you put a little piece of toupee tape on your hearing aid, it will stay put and not be such a pain in the neck for you. <3

2018-10-25
izaboo bella
izaboo bella

This family is nothing but pure joy and beauty. 💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💞

2018-10-22
BTS
BTS

She’s so beautiful🌸

2018-10-29
Van Le
Van Le

i m so happy that god took her look but gave her beautiful mind and great family

2018-10-23
CeeCee Ridley
CeeCee Ridley

😩 mom??? I thought that was her older sister

2018-10-30
FirstLadyJoy
FirstLadyJoy

LOVVVE THESE PEOPLE!!!💕💚💙💛💖🙏🎁

2018-10-29
Victoria&julia H.L
Victoria&julia H.L

All of your stories just to let you know Inspire my life to be so much more than I am now thank you God bless your store is God bless you God bless your families

2018-10-28
Bill Bull
Bill Bull

Sooooo sweeet. I have faith in humanity.

2018-10-22
Violet King
Violet King

Love you ..to all ...you two have a big ❤..together..forever...I see mom ...love each other ..blessings to you two ...

2018-10-30
Nikki Fresquez
Nikki Fresquez

I am in tears. So beautiful

2018-10-22