Lisa Ling

Take a look back at past episodes of Our America with Lisa Ling and dive into some of the most thought-provoking issues facing our society today.

With stories ranging from polygamy and amateur porn, to sex trafficking and veterans with PTSD, Ling immerses herself into the lives of everyday Americans and captures their in-depth experiences firsthand.

Click through each topic to find videos, deleted scenes and join the conversations, then tune in for the season premiere on June 10th at 10/9c!
Faith Healers

Faith Healers

Lisa Ling journeys inside a massive faith healing revival to discover the people who believe in miracles as she investigates the people who promise them. As more Americans than ever turn to supernatural cures, Lisa is challenged by what she thought she knew about faith.

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Transgender Lives

Transgender Lives

Lisa Ling explores the very private worlds of five different transgender people across America, including parents who embrace a highly controversial approach to their child's gender identity issues. Each person is on a journey of transformation; from the sex they were born to the one they feel they really are.

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State of Sex Offenders

State of Sex Offenders

Lisa Ling goes into America's communities to understand how we deal with our most feared criminals – sex offenders – and what life on the sex offender registry really looks like.

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Pray The Gay Away

Pray the Gay Away?

Through intimate portraits and perspectives, Lisa Ling takes a look at one of the most polarizing debates in Christianity today: Is it possible to be gay and Christian at the same time?

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Online Brides

Online Brides

Lisa Ling follows a man from Houston, Texas on an international 'marriage tour' to Barranquilla, Colombia, where he'll meet hundreds of beautiful women, all hoping to marry an American. But can he transcend cultural barriers and find true love?

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Heroin in the Heartland

Heroin in the Heartland

Lisa Ling takes a journey into America's heartland, exploring an Ohio county ravaged by heroin addiction. She investigates the steps the community takes as it struggles to break free from heroin's deadly grip, and she spends time with Mike and Darla, a family who was featured on The Oprah Show and still struggles with the long-term effects of their addictions.

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Amateur Porn

Amateur Porn

Every day, people create erotic videos and upload live sex sessions in bedrooms across the U.S. This is the story of amateur porn and the secret lives of men and women -- and a few unconventional couples -- who have chosen to share their sex lives with the world, for better or worse.

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Modern Polygamy

Modern Polygamy

In a journey to Centennial Park, Arizona, Lisa Ling visits one of America's most closed-off communities, and is granted unprecedented access to a group of modern-day men and women who are living in plural marriages – and professing to love it.

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3AM Girls

3AM Girls

Lisa Ling explores the disturbing underworld of domestic human sex trafficking in America, where it's estimated that as many as 300,000 underage girls born in the United States are bought and sold for sex every year.

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Incarceration Generation

Incarceration Generation

Scores of African-American men find themselves caught in a cycle of crime and punishment. In this episode, Lisa Ling explores the stories behind the staggering statistics of incarceration in the African-American community, and meets the men and families trying to break free

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Veterans

Invisible Wounds of War

Lisa Ling journeys from a Veterans' Suicide Hotline in New York to a Veterans' Retreat in New Mexico to meet the people whose lives have been shattered in the course of serving our country, along with those who are lifting them up from the rubble of war.

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Thank a Veteran
Twins

Twin Lives

It's something no "singleton" could understand - the mysterious bond between identical twins. From the world's largest meeting of multiples, to sisters separated at birth, we'll explore the age-old question of what shapes our identity: nature or nurture?

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children's feet

Extreme Parenting

From pageant parents to a "tiger mom" to parents who opt for radical "un-schooling," Lisa Ling explores the world of extreme parenting and discovers what these moms and dads have in common: they all believe their path is the best for their children.

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Toddler Beauty Queens

Sparkle Babies: Watch the First Five Minutes!

Beauty queens – as American as apple pie, adored by little girls everywhere. But over the past few years it's little girls, rather than women, who have taken center stage. Who are these pint-sized princesses? And whose dreams are they really fulfilling?

Watch the first 5 minutes of the season premiere before its television debut, then, tune in for the premiere of Our America with Lisa Ling on Sunday, June 10th at 10/9c, only on OWN.

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