When Dollar Store manager Denise is savagely attacked by robbers in Jacksonville, North Carolina, one thing keeps her alive -- her determination to make sure that her father would not have to attend her funeral.
Nick, a former Marine, is put to the survival test when he's stranded on a Lake Tahoe mountain in a snow blizzard with no cell phone, no food, and no winter clothing.
What Holly didn't know was the man was serial killer Ángel Maturino Reséndiz.
And a simple act of kindness results in a vicious assault for an elderly man when he is brutally attacked in his Rockdale, Illinois apartment by his neighbor after inviting the young man into his home for coffee.
Lonnie plays dead for four agonizing hours after her boyfriend chokes her and shoots her four times in the head.
Thus began a harrowing six-hour ordeal until emergency services arrived, where they struggled to take a breath, coughed up blood and watched their metal appliances literally melt before their eyes.
While Holly and her boyfriend Chris were taking a quiet stroll near the railroad tracks in Lexington, Kentucky, they were accosted by a man demanding money.
The show allows survivors to explain – in their own words – how they overcame life-threatening circumstances without dramatic reenactments.
Most episodes feature three separate stories involving kidnapping or getting stranded in a remote location; however, some only feature two. In a stripped-down, simple-yet-cinematic interview style, I Survived...
is a documentary television series produced by NHNZ that airs on Lifetime Movie Network.
The series premiered on March 24, 2008 and in the past has aired new episodes Sunday nights.
And in Scranton, Pennsylvania Leonilda must quickly think of a way to escape when her boyfriend forces her into his car at gunpoint, and tells her he's going to shoot her and dump her body in the river.