Life on the Line

Life on the Line

The desire to overcome is at the core of everyone - especially those fighting disease, facing a natural disaster, or coping with a disability or battling mental illness. Narrated by Lisa Ling, this series is an inspiring look into the resilience of humankind.

All Past Episodes

Against All Odds

26:45 | #305 | TV-PG

The Purcells are set to fight prostate cancer and explore every treatment option they can find.

Losing to Live

26:47 | #406 | TV-G

Weighing 670 pounds, Armando begins an inspiring journey to change his life for the better.

Determination Is Mine

26:47 | #405 | TV-G

A 15-year-old Afghan boy who lost his legs from two landmines comes to America filled with hope.

Matthew's Miracles

26:47 | #404 | TV-G

After undergoing an in-utero procedure, 3-year-old Matthew desperately needs a kidney transplant.

Mavuto: The Forgotten Women

26:47 | #403 | TV-G

Cervical cancer has become a deadly health crisis in the African country of Malawi.

Love for Lexi

26:47 | #402 | TV-G

Determined doctors and a hopeful family try to save the life of a teen who needs a heart transplant.

Flight to Survive

26:47 | #401 | TV-G

An emergency trauma team transports injured children by air to a level 1 pediatric trauma center.

The Lasting Impact

26:46 | #304 | TV-PG

Wilber "Wil" Alexander uniquely cares for sick by aiding in their search for meaning.

It's About The Journey

26:47 | #303 | TV-PG

After losing his leg, Andrew became a triathlete and trained for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

Ebola Warriors

26:47 | #302 | TV-PG

The story of two hospitals, one fighting to keep the Ebola virus inside and the other to keep it out.

San Bernardino Strong

26:47 | #301 | TV-PG

Julie is healing from two gunshot wounds and is set on sharing her hope with others.

Footsteps of the Unknown

29:00 | #207 | TV-PG

As the second poorest country in the world, Ethiopia sits as a crossroads of hope and despair. In a town called Gimbie, lies a hospital where non-profit workers take orphaned and abandoned children under their wings.

Hidden Pain

29:00 | #206 | TV-PG

With the growing pressure and stress teenagers face today, a silent epidemic is on the rise. One in five teenagers cuts or self-injures his or her body. Three adolescents who strive to live life without hurting themselves tell their stories.

The Lost Generation

29:00 | #205 | TV-PG

The HIV/AIDS epidemic has ravaged the small African country of Lesotho. Before 1984, the life expectancy in Lesotho was 70 years. Today it's 40.

The Match

29:00 | #204 | TV-PG

Doctors harvest the stem cells of a 5 year-old cancer patient to transplant back into her marrow.

The Aftermath

29:00 | #203 | TV-PG

A behavioral health trauma team visits the Philippines after the deadly Typhoon Haiyan.

Last Chance

26:46 | #202 | TV-PG

Two children born with heart disease in Nicaragua face risks during and after their surgeries.

Rough Beginning

29:00 | #201 | TV-PG

A couple finds out their baby will be born with a life-threatening condition called gastroschisis.

Anchoring Hope

26:49 | #106 | TV-PG

A mission boat provides hope for people living in the Amazon jungle without access to healthcare.

Armed for the Challenge

26:49 | #105 | TV-PG

"One Arm Willie" Stewart is training for the physically challenged triathlon USA championships.

Baby Blue

26:49 | #104 | TV-PG

Doctors from opposite sides of the globe work to save children with congenital heart disease.

End It Now

26:47 | #103 | TV-PG

Clinicians discuss the effects of child abuse and three individuals uncover their secrets of abuse.

Out of the Rubble

26:48 | #102 | TV-PG

After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, 8-year old Sebastian Lamothe faces losing his home and his leg.

Heart to Heart

26:48 | #101 | TV-PG

A newborn baby dying from congenital heart disease awaits a new heart for transplant surgery.

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