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'Our America' with Lisa Ling

From religious movements to sex offenders to drug addiction and online brides, "Our America with Lisa Ling" takes viewers along for an in-depth look at some of the most controversial and thought-provoking issues in the United States today. In each episode, Lisa immerses herself into the lives of the people she meets, offering compelling accounts of varied experiences and providing insight into some of our nation's most contentious issues. In sharing these stories, Lisa challenges viewers to understand different perspectives and even question what they themselves have always known to be true in OUR AMERICA.

"Our America with Lisa Ling" premieres tonight on OWN.

There are six specials in the series.

Faith Healers - premiere episode

Lisa journeys inside a massive faith healing revival to discover the people who believe in miracles and the people who promise them.

Transgender Lives

Lisa explores the very private worlds of five transgender people. Each one is on a journey of transformation- from the sex listed on their birth certificate to the one they feel they really are.

State of Sex Offenders

Lisa goes into America's communities to understand how we deal with our most feared criminals - sex offenders - after they serve their time and are released from prison. She takes you inside and shows you what life on the sex offender registry looks like.

Pray the Gay Away?

Lisa takes a look at one of the most polarizing debates in Christianity today: whether or not it is possible to be gay and Christian at the same time.

Heroin in the Heartland

Lisa takes a journey into America's heartland to explore an Ohio county ravaged by heroin addiction and how it is trying to break free.

Online Brides

Lisa follows a man on an international "marriage tour" to Columbia, 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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