- Additional Details
- Format: Closed-captioned, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: May 12, 2008
TV family drama was never this wrenching! Meet extraordinary people moms, husbands, wives who overcome terrible situations.
- How would you react if confronted with death?
- A mom and her son and two married couples suffer terribly and barely come out alive.
- An all-new series from BIOGRAPHY® celebrates the survival of ordinary people.
Ordinary people face overwhelming, life-threatening circumstances - and live to tell us their tales.
Whether through accident, the elements or violence, there are a million ways to die. This stunning new series transports you to the do-or-die moments when regular people manage to cheat almost certain death. Each episode recounts riveting individual stories of determination, triumph and sheer luck. Hear real stories told by real people who can't believe they're alive to say "I SURVIVED..."
Cari is a young mother living in California. While her three-year-old son innocently watches his morning cartoons, she takes a shower. Then hell breaks lose. Cari is brutally stabbed, beaten, sexually assaulted and has her throat slashed by an intruder. But her son's life depends on her survival and she must get through the torment.
Kevin and his wife Sharon live next door to a derelict cemetery that Kevin maintains. One morning, while cutting down a tree, a four-inch steel tow hook attached to a tension rope freakishly springs loose and lodges in Kevin's throat. Any movement could sever his jugular vein and end his life within seconds. What's his next step?
Joe, recently returned from a tour in Iraq, faces brutality anew in his Stateside home. He and his wife Katherine, working at a mall, are taken hostage by a gunman on the Sunday before Christmas. For Joe, the violence is all too familiar. For Katherine, a manager responsible for the safety of her workers, every action she takes can mean life or death for herself, her staff or her husband.
These families face the ultimate challenge, but their love will bring them through.