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Lisa Ling, who first gained national attention as co-host of the often-lighthearted daytime gabfest "The View," goes in-depth on controversial and, at times, disturbing topics in "Our America." Ling tries to provoke discussion as she immerses herself into the lives of the people she meets and profiles, challenging viewers to understand different perspectives and even question their own beliefs. Some of the topics Ling covers include faith healers, being gay in the Christian community and heroin addiction.

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Lisa Ling meets a woman in Philadelphia recovering from a kidnapping and a mother in Washington D.C. with a missing daughter.
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Due to childhood obesity, the new generation is expected to live a shorter life than their parents.
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Ling uncovers the world of criminal informants; she wonders if coercion is at play.
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Lisa examines the procedures that follow when a child is removed from their family at the Los Angeles County foster care system; she also looks into the actions required by parents hoping to rejoin and how the system is working under the strain.
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Travis Losue has been on the the Sex Offender Registry for 18 months; when Lisa revisits, he faces potential reprieve.
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Lisa explores ADHD; three families in diagnosis and treatment.
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Men and women choose to share their sex lives with the world via the Internet.
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Inside a massive faith healing revival.
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Life on the sex offender registry.
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Nuns and sisters continue to pledge their lives to God.
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Heroin addiction in an Ohio county.
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Being Christian and gay.
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Five transgender people across America.
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Arranged marriage in modern America.
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Lisa explores the social and economical forces behind HIV; she meets HIV-positive men and women that are fighting the stigma as well as the virus.
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Teenage mothers; efforts to stop children from having children; loss of freedom after pregnancy.
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Parents go to extremes to forge paths for their children.
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A man goes on an international marriage tour seeking a wife.
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Lisa revisits Latanya and Sophie two years into young motherhood.
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In Philadelphia, seven people are shot every day; Ling meets activists that are determined to end gun violence in the City of Brotherly Love.
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A large percentage of Americans believe that the devil is alive; Lisa Ling visits churches that call upon Christ to cast out demons in an effort to fight him; this practice is known as "deliverance."

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