Young Hero: Austin Studdard
Special | 2m 17s
At birth, Austin was diagnosed with a diaphragmatic hernia. The hernia pushed all of his internal organs to the left side of his chest, leaving little room for his lungs. The doctors gave his parents little chance for survival due to the severity of the condition. Now—eighteen years later—Austin continues to thrive, having undergone 110 surgeries to date.
Aired: 07/08/16Video has closed captioning.