Ask anyone who knows Nick Smith and they will tell you that his personality is larger than life. Although he stands at just under three-feet-tall, Nick’s got a special way about him that lights up every single room he enters. Despite the fact that the 25-year-old’s got primordial dwarfism and a host of other chronic health conditions, his warrior attitude has made him a superhero to all.
Nick Smith Is One Of 100 People In The World With Primordial Dwarfism
The Atlanta resident, who is the same height as a toddler, has faced two surgeries to clip three brain aneuryisms. His family’s love and support keep him in check and his two brothers Levi and Travis, both over six-feet-tall, look up to their brother.
His Family Gives Him Lots Of Love And Support
They are outspoken in their admiration of his courage in facing the challenges of being born with a rare disease. For the 100 people in the world who also have the rare disease, accelerated aging is a challenge they face with an uncertain future.
His Mom Says He Loves To Dance
His family wants to give Nick every opportunity they can to experience the pleasures of life, including his dream of meeting Spongebob Squarepants. His fun-loving nature and positive attitude inspire everyone he meets.
Although His Brothers Are Taller Than Nick, They Look Up To Him
Nick Is A Huge Fan Of Spongebob Squarepants
His mom Shelly told the Daily Mail: “For me it’s like a having a child who never really grew up, and that’s a wonderful thing. What mother wouldn’t enjoy that?”
Shelly And Nick Enjoy A Special Moment Together
“Our big thing is that Nick is just like everybody else,” she said. “In his mind, he’s no different.”