Steve Keens said, “after seeing a Channel 5 programme about Hayley Okines I decided to do a charity ride for her…” CLICK HERE to read about his remarkable fundraising bike ride that took him from Land’s End to John O’Groats.
For those of you who enjoy reading ebooks (or just can’t wait for the print book!) you can now buy and download the ebook version of Old Before My Time directly from the publisher’s website at http://www.accentpress.co.uk/products/hayleyokines.html It is available in epub and pdf formats so will work on all eReaders including Kindle and Nook. […]
This article was published when Hayley was eight, before she started the drug trails in the US. She will be 14 in December 2011 – you’ve come a long way Hayley! Hayley Okines suffers from a rare disease called Hutchison Guildford Progeria which ages the body more than eight times faster than normal. When she […]
The dream of writing her own book, and seeing it printed has come true for Hayley Okines, the 13-year-old schoolgirl born with the rare genetic condition progeria. Hayley, who has appeared on the Channel 5 programme Extraordinary People and numerous documentaries, visited CPI Mackays in Chatham to see her autobiography on press. Accompanied by her mum, […]
My name is Hayley Okines and people tell me I am special. I have a disease called Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria that makes me age eight times faster than other people. The easiest way to explain it is it’s like my body is 100 years old when I am actually thirteen but I don’t like it when […]
Hayley is 13 and loves shopping, Justin Bieber, and Twitter… and she has the body of a 105-year-old woman By CLAIRE BATES Like many young teenagers, Hayley Okines is obsessed with pop star Justin Bieber, messaging her friends on Twitter and going shopping. But there is one big difference. Hayley has progeria, which means her […]