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Award-winning journalist and author Lisa Ling reports on unconventional lifestyles in the U.S. The former co-host of "The View" introduces viewers to subcultures and communities that are extraordinary and sometimes dangerous, and her interpersonal skills prompt interviewees to discuss matters they don't share with close friends or even family. "I have always believed that the more we know about each other, the more evolved we become," Ling says about the intent of the hourlong documentaries.

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Lisa Ling explores a unique community of animal super-fans called furries.
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Lisa Ling meets up with dads on the losing side of custody battles.
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With a great number of websites dedicated to matching wealthy older men with young, attractive women, Lisa Ling speaks to the men and women involved and gets to the bottom of the allure of sex, money and power.
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Lisa speaks to the women who make a living at Dennis Hof's Moonlite Bunny Ranch, the most famous legal brothel in America.
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Lisa Ling travels to the Lily Dale Assembly, a cozy lakeside village in upstate New York that is a community of mediums.
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Lisa engages the Satanic Temple, one of the most controversial religious groups in America, as they protest and unveil a 1-ton monument dedicated to Satan in Detroit.
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Lisa Ling meets the law enforcement teams working to curb the crystal meth epidemic plaguing the people of Oklahoma.
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Lisa Ling explores the thinking about genders; she meets individuals across the spectrum who are seeking acceptance from those closest to them.
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Lisa Ling explores the lives of the children of mass murderers.
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Lisa Ling looks into the role technology plays in the mental health crisis.
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Thirteen years after first reporting on the world's most dangerous gang, Lisa Ling returns to the ultraviolent world of MS-13.
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Lisa explores one of America's most dangerous "one percenter" outlaw motorcycle club, the Mongols; examining what part they had, if any, in the May 2015 biker shootout.
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Lisa Ling investigates what drives women to seek a romantic companionship with a prison inmate.
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Lisa examines the question- can we manufacture genius; a genius sperm bank created by eccentric millionaire and businessman Robert Graham has produced 200 progeny in their 20s and 30s in hopes of being created more intelligent and more accomplished than their peers.
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Aspiring models who beat the odds and make it into the industry soon learn that it is more challenging and not as glamorous as they thought.
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Lisa travels to the Midwest, where more Catholic men are being drawn to the priesthood than anywhere else in the county, in a time where the Catholic population is on the rise, but the number of Catholic priests is dwindling.
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Lisa takes a revealing look inside the world's most prestigious transgender beauty pageant, an exciting and emotional competition.
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Lisa explores the massive and economically diverse movement of immigration from China to the United States; traces her own family roots to find out what it means to be Chinese in America.
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Every year millions flock to Las Vegas trying to fulfill a dream and win big, but outside, and underground, another world stands in stark contrast; Lisa Ling investigates the dark underbelly of Sin City that few get to see.
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As the divide between right and left reaches new heights, one group is taking an extreme approach to politics; Lisa embeds deep in the Arizona desert preparing for threats; meets the family of a man who became a martyr for the movement.
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Polygamy in America used to be known as something practiced solely in Mormon country; a growing crop of unorthodox dating websites puts a new spin on multiple marriage; Lisa meets open-minded singles, couples and "throuples."

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