Doctors Told Sam He Had Until He Was 13. He's Almost 17. Here’s How He's Fighting.

Sam Berns has progeria, a disease which accelerates the body's aging process. A pair of Oscar-winning filmmakers followed him for three years to make what looks like an amazing documentary about his life. "Life According to Sam" airs on HBO starting Monday, Oct. 21.

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