Zara Hartshorn

*A young girl by the name of Zara Hartshorn is living the life of the fictional Benjamin Button, but in real time.  Our time.  She is only 13 years old, yet has the appearance of a middle aged woman.

She lives in northern England in Rotherham, South Yorkshire with her mother and siblings.  She inherited the rare genetic disorder called Lipodystrophy from her mother.

Her mother, Tracey Pollard, 41, said that she was actually “angry” for having Zara because she remembers how hard it was for her as a young person.  (more…)