Will to Live

Will to Live is a documentary based on real life situations focusing on one's will to live through it. Each episode features a story of how others are able to get out of life and death situations. It showcases and highlights the ultimate survival. There is an episode involving a young and homeless pregnant woman who is put in a deadly situation. She is targeted because of her desperate situation and her naive nature of being trusting. In this episode you will watch as she struggles with facing death by a woman determined to cut the baby out of her. You will also find an episode with a man dealing with being incarcerated for a crime he didn't commit. He spent 20 years for a rape and murder that he did not commit.

The show depicts real-life heroes and their determination to survive the most tragic situations. You will find the story of a woman burned alive or how a football player became paralyzed. There is a story about a teen who lived for four months without a heart. These people fought long and hard to stay alive because of their will to live and survive.

Sunday 8:00 PM et/pt on TV One
1 Season, 10 Episodes
September 18, 2011
Documentary & Biography, Mystery, Family
Cast: Rentarô Mikuni, Shinobu Ôtake, Akira Emoto, Hideko Yoshida
Will to Live

Will to Live Full Episode Guide

  • Charity recovers enough from her gun injuries to finally graduate.

  • Supported by a mother who refused to accept the word "impossible," 14 year-old DZhana Simmons survived without a heart for 114 days waiting for her transplant.

  • Rasul "Rocky" Clark, broke his neck playing high school football. Ten years later his personal struggle with paralysis continues to inspire others.

  • Yvette Cade was set on fire by her ex-husband, and survived. Her courageous recovery spanned 35 surgeries. She has regained her family life and has become an internationally applauded spokeswoman for the cause of spousal abuse.