NOLA Code:
LOTL 0400 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
6 / 30
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Mound City Films
Empire Networks/KVCR
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The desire to overcome is at the core of everyone - especially those fighting disease, affected by an epidemic, or being a victim to terrorism. Narrated by Lisa Ling, LIFE ON THE LINE tells positive real life stories that explore the strength of the human spirit to overcome adversity.

#401: Flight to Survive
Follow an emergency trauma team as they transport injured children by air to one of the few level 1 pediatric trauma centers in the nation. From a near drowning to a child stroke, be inspired by some of the youngest members of society and their families as they fight to overcome tragedy.

#402: Love for Lexi
Sixteen-year-old Alexis never woke up for school one morning. Weeks earlier she was added to the heart transplant list when doctors diagnosed her with a rare form of heart disease. But Alexis’s heart stopped much sooner than doctors anticipated and now her family woke up to a living nightmare. Follow her journey through the eyes of her determined doctors and family who never lose hope in the battle to save her life.

#403: Mavuto: The Forgotten Women
Malawi has the highest rate of cervical cancer in the world. For many women, like 30-year-old Alice, the diagnosis is a death sentence. With limited access to the HPV vaccine, no radiation treatment for cancer anywhere in the country, and lack of screenings, this preventable disease has become a deadly health crisis. While Alice is fighting for her life, a nurse and an ex-pat doctor are giving their all to fight this disease and comfort those who are dying.

#404: Matthew’s Miracles
While pregnant with twins, Angelina was told that her baby Matthew was unlikely to survive the pregnancy. Born with a health condition that damages the bladder and kidneys, Matthew underwent risky in-utero procedures that threatened his twin sister’s life. Fortunately, they both survived but Matthew desperately needs a kidney transplant in order to stay alive. Will 3-year-old Matthew find the kidney he needs?

#405: Determination is Mine
Malek Mohammad, a 15-year-old Afghan boy, set about collecting firewood for his mother so she could cook dinner. As he stepped into a field, there was an explosion, then another. Malek fell victim to two landmines. His legs, stripped from his body, now lay several feet away from him. Two years later, he comes to the United States filled with hope. His goal—to return home to Afghanistan walking.

#406: Losing to Live
Weighing 670 pounds, Armando is trapped in a world where he can't experience life firsthand. Over time, he has slowly grown accustomed to watching life pass him by. A former football player and an avid sports fan, he can now only watch the games he loved to play. He knows deep down, if he doesn't make a change, he will soon die. Summoning every ounce of courage and determination, Armando begins an inspiring journey that opens him up to a world of possibilities with hopes of winning his life back.

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1/29/2022 - 1/28/2025
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Gabriella Gabriella Jones-Litchfield
United States