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Life According to Sam (HBO)

1 hr 34 min
2013
HD
original
documentary

A moving look at a couple's inspiring efforts to save their only son Sam from the rare and fatal premature-aging disease of progeria.

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Genres

original, documentary

Runtime

1 hr 34 min

Release Year

2013

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About This Movie

Progeria is a rare, fatal genetic condition that causes accelerated aging in children; its young victims rarely live past 13. This moving documentary explores the remarkable world of Sam Berns and the relentless pursuit of a treatment and cure by his parents (both doctors) to save their son from the disease.

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