The 16th Minute: Andrew Speaker

Then: While in Rome for his honeymoon in May 2007, Andrew Speaker learns he has an extreme form of drug-resistant tuberculosis. He flies to Montreal, crosses the border, gets quarantined by the U.S. government and sparks a TB scare. A month later, it's revealed his diagnosis was incorrect. ow

Now: Speaker and his wife have separated. On April 28, he filed suit against the CDC, arguing that it "knowingly and misleadingly released false information" about his medical history. He still occasionally gets death threats. "I just delete them," he says. "All I can do is wake up each day and smile."