Man defies odds against cystic fibrosis diagnosis


Andy Lipman was born with cystic fibrosis, a hereditary disease which causes thick mucus to clog the airways in his lungs, and was given a life expectancy of 25 years. After a life-changing moment in college, he started weightlifting, which he credits for propelling him forward. He’s now married with children and visiting with the 3rd hour of TODAY to share this story.