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How I Survived — All Episodes

From escaping the clutches of a serial killer to copping five bullets to the head and living to tell the tale, How I Survived tells the stories of everyday people who’ve pulled through against the odds. Prepared to be gripped by these amazing first-hand accounts from survivors who have faced the unimaginable and escaped with their lives.

Episode 5 - Stabbed 14 times, but I survived!

Victorian neurosurgeon Dr Michael Wong was at work when his shift quickly turned to terror.

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Episode 4 - My husband tried to gas me to death

When Pepita Nicholls asked her husband of 18 years, Robert Ridgeway, for a divorce, he hatched a dark plan to get revenge.

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Episode 3 - I sliced off my face with a chainsaw!

Victorian grandpa Bill Singleton was working in the bush when horror struck.

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Episode 2 - Lost in the bush for 17 hours - saved by her dog!

When Leisa Bennett couldn't be there for her three-year-old granddaughter Aurora, Max the deaf and partially blind dog stepped in.

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Season 2: Episode 1 - Kidnapped - How I escaped my hostage hell

When Nigel Brennan and his colleague Amanda Lindhout were kidnapped by Somalian rebels, it was the beginning of a living nightmare.

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Episode 6 - Cliff terror - 'She's gone over the edge!'

For Shannon Bennett and her 13-year-old daughter Trinity a day out ended in disaster.

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Episode 5 - Hostage horror: I was used as a human shield

On an everyday Monday morning, Louisa Hope found herself at the centre of a terror attack.

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Episode 4 - Scalped by my ponytail

Michelle Dowsett was working on her farm when she felt a tug on her ponytail. Reaching up to feel her head, Michelle's scalp was gone!

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Episode 3 - Abducted, drugged and left for dead. He slashed my throat

When Rachele Godsall broke up with her abusive partner, he began the worst attack of all.

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Episode 2 - I escaped Ted Bundy - the world's worst serial killer

When Rhonda Stapley accepted a lift from a good-looking stranger, she had no idea of the horror that would unfold.

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Season 1: Episode 1 - Bedtime horror - Shot in the face FIVE times by a stranger

James Myers went to bed – and his worst nightmare began.

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