In 2010, E:60 met 6-year-old Josiah Viera, who was battling Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome, a rare genetic disease that causes accelerated aging in children. Josiah never let the disease define who he was nor did he let it prevent him from playing baseball, his favorite sport. At first, Josiah was the star of Little League, where up to 1,000 people from the community gathered to cheer him on. But when playing became too much, he found another way to be part of the game he loves as an honorary bench coach for the State College Spikes, the A-level club in the St. Louis Cardinals organization. On December 24, 2018, Josiah died at the age of 14.
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