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Hong Won-ki, “progeria” with a probability of 1 in 4 million… “I hope it will be a funeral where everyone can laugh”

Hong Won-ki, who suffers from a rare disease called “progeria”, which is said to occur with a probability of 1 in 4 million, will say a special “goodbye”.

Hong Won-ki will stand in front of viewers as the main character in the first episode of MBN’s new entertainment program “Hi Bye”, which is scheduled to premiere at 10:40 PM on Oct 31st.

Hong Won-ki

Ahead of the first broadcast, the preview for the first episode of Hong Won-ki’s “Hi Bye” was released. Hong Won-ki, the first “progeria” case in Korea, visited “Goodbye House”. In the case of “progeria”, it is said that the average life expectancy is difficult to exceed the mid-teens, and Hong Won-ki is currently 17 years old.

Hong Won-ki

On this day, Hong Won-ki prepared a special “goodbye” in front of his family. Hong Won-ki’s father expressed his sorrow, “How long will Won-ki be by our side?” His mother also expressed her desperate wish, “I hope it will be a funeral where everyone can laugh.”

Then, a cake with the number “20” on it, which expresses the family’s desperate wish for Hong Won-ki to celebrate his 20th birthday, appeared. The mother gave her son a passionate and earnest blessing, saying, “I love you so much. You are a shining person just by your existence.”

Hong Won-ki

MBN’s new entertainment program “Hi Bye” featuring Hong Won-ki will premiere at 10:40 PM on Oct 31st.

Source: daum

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