I Survived

I Survived

By A&E / PodcastOne

What is it like to face death and make it out alive? Based on the groundbreaking A&E television series, I Survived documents harrowing stories of human endurance. In their own words, survivors recall how they overcame unbelievable circumstances that changed their lives forever.

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29/02/24·1m 2s

This is Terror - Part II

Tali Shapiro describes her chilling abduction and assault when she was 8 years old. Rodney Alcala, the man who attacked her, would come to be known as "The Dating Game Killer."Rosetta Stone: Don’t put off learning that language - there’s no better time than RIGHT NOW to get started! For a very limited time, I Survived listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s Lifetime Membership for 50% off! Visit rosettastone.com/survivedProgressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. 
26/02/24·32m 55s

This Is Terror - Part I

Morgan Rowan describes how she was brutally attacked in 1968 by Rodney Alcala during a party at his Hollywood home. She never told her parents what happened and always wondered if he would go on to hurt someone else.Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. 
19/02/24·34m 17s

I Tried to Scratch His Face

In November of 2016, Tiffany Taylor is held captive and brutally assaulted in Essex County, New Jersey after agreeing to give a ride to a man in exchange for some much-needed cash. What she doesn't realize however, is that her passenger is a serial killer--who's killed twice before, and is out for blood. Tiffany recalls in her own words how she used her quick wit and drive to survive to manipulate her would-be killer into unwittingly granting her a chance to escape his deadly clutches. Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. 
12/02/24·42m 19s

I Had a Dark Secret

In September 1975, 14-year-old David McVicker is abducted while hitchhiking home from a friend's house in Garden Grove, California. His assailant, William Bonin, has an appetite for assaulting young men and boys. David wasn’t his first victim, nor would he be the last.Sponsors:Rosetta Stone: Don’t put off learning that language - there’s no better time than RIGHT NOW to get started! For a very limited time, I Survived listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s Lifetime Membership for 50% off! Visit www.rosettastone.com/survivedProse: Take your FREE in-de pth hair consultation and get 50% off your first subscription order today PLUS 15% off and free shipping every subscription order after that! Go to Prose.com/surviveProgressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive dot com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. 
05/02/24·32m 43s

If I Go to Sleep, I Might Not Wake Up

Paul Dennis Reid Jr., a country-star wannabe, spends nights robbing fast food joints and killing innocent workers. One of those workers, Jose Ramirez Gonzalez, recounts the night he faced off with Reid in a stock room and managed to survive.
29/01/24·40m 38s

I Was Scared to See The Blood

In November 1988, 27-year-old Enietra Margette is walking to a party in South Los Angeles, when a neatly dressed man offers her a ride. After she gets in the car, he shoots her in the chest setting off a lifetime of problems.
22/01/24·31m 22s

Somebody's Trying to Kill my Brother

In August of 1978, 14-year-old Lisa Gilbert and her 13-year-old brother, Randy, were attacked by a stranger in their newly built home in Lansing, Michigan. A good samaritan helped catch their attacker but started a years-long struggle to keep him behind bars. Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive.
15/01/24·47m 15s

I Knew I Wasn't The Only Victim

In 1999, Cynthia Vigil was abducted, held captive and tortured for three days. Her escape from the brink of death would stop The Toybox Killer, David Parker Ray, from harming any other women.Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. 
08/01/24·41m 0s

I Felt Less Than Human

Vanessa Gay recounts her escape from Anthony Sowell in Cleveland, Ohio. Her mistrust of the police makes her reluctant to report her attack for many years. But eventually, her testimony would put her attacker behind bars.Sponsors:Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. 
01/01/24·37m 6s

I Can't Believe I'm Still Alive

In 1992, 19-year-old Fabienne Witherspoon tries to help a man who was down on his luck when he attacked her in her own home. In an effort to stay alive, she wages a physical and psychological war against the man who tries to kill her, Tommy Lynn Sells.Sponsors:PDS Debt: Right now, PDS Debt is offering a free debt analysis. It only takes thirty seconds. Head over to PDSDebt.com/survived to get your free debt assessment today.Huggies: Get your baby’s butt into Huggies best fitting diaper! Huggies Little Movers. We got you, baby. 
25/12/23·38m 1s

I Ran For Everything I Had

In November 2011, 48-year-old Scott Davis thinks he is on his way to a gig as a farm caretaker, a job he has secured on Craigslist. Unbeknownst to him, it’s actually a murderous trap laid by a psychopathic serial killer named Richard Beasley. Sponsors: Prose: Custom, made-to-order haircare from Prose has your name all over it. Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 50% off your first subscription order today PLUS 15% off and freeshipping every subscription order after that! Go to Prose.com/survive  Huggies: Get your baby’s butt into Huggies best fitting diaper! Huggies Little Movers. We got you, baby.
18/12/23·34m 50s

I Could See Beneath The Blindfold

In November of 1984, 17-year-old Lisa McVey Noland was biking home from her job working the night shift at a local Tampa doughnut shop, when she was suddenly snatched off her bike and abducted. Being abducted was one of the worst things that happened to her but also saved her life. Sponsors: Bombas: Go to Bombas.com/survived and use code survived for twenty percent off your first purchase. PDS Debt: Right now, PDS Debt is offering a free debt analysis. It only takes thirty seconds. Head over to PDSDebt.com/survived to get your free debt assessment today. Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive.  
11/12/23·40m 13s

I Didn't Even Realize I Was Shot

In January of 1981, 18-year-old Cheryl Bartlett Fann was walking home late at night with her fiancé Bud, when they were suddenly abducted and taken to an abandoned garage by two attackers. They would go free for years until DNA revealed who their attackers were…and how they were related.Sponsors:Bombas: Go to Bombas.com/survived and use code survived at checkout for twenty percent off your first purchaseHuggies: Get your baby’s butt into Huggies best fitting diaper! Huggies Little Movers. We got you, baby. 
04/12/23·32m 24s

I Don't Want To Die Like That

In September of 1992, 17-year-old Jennifer Asbenson is kidnapped and driven into the most desolate part of Palm Desert, CA. Her attacker, 32-year-old Andrew Urdiales, has already killed multiple women before luring his latest victim into his car. Jennifer recounts in her own words her fight to stay alive and escape the clutches of her would-be killer.Sponsors:PDS Debt: Right now, PDS Debt is offering a free debt analysis. It only takes thirty seconds. Head over to pdsdebt.com/survived to get your free debt assessment today. Huggies: Get your baby’s butt into Huggies best fitting diaper! Huggies Little Movers. We got you, baby. 
27/11/23·1h 11m

The Box Became My Safe Haven

21-year-old Anita is at home alone, when a man she barely knows bursts in, ties her up, and abducts her. The attacker imprisons her in his home, keeping her locked in a metal box for hours on end. Over the next eight days, Anita clings to life, hoping that someone will find her before it's too late.
20/11/23·50m 28s

His Eyes Were Black

Lynda is still healing from a difficult divorce when she meets a new man online. Their romance fizzles fast, but when the man calls Lynda in desperate need of help, she is lured into his trap.Sponsors:Bombas: Go to Bombas.com/survived and use code survived for twenty percent off your first purchase.PDS Debt: Right now, PDS Debt is offering a free debt analysis. It only takes thirty seconds. Head over to pdsdebt.com/survived to get your free debt assessment today.Huggies: Get your baby’s butt into Huggies best fitting diaper! Huggies Little Movers. We got you, baby.Apartments: Visit Apartments.com, the place to find a place.Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. 
13/11/23·54m 10s

He Knew How to Control Us

College student Holly and her new boyfriend are walking home from a party when the unthinkable happens. A strange man attacks them in the darkness, and Holly barely makes it out alive. Sponsors:  Lily's: Download Lily’s Garden for free today on iOS and Andriod and discover how many mysteries and romance one garden can hold! Huggies: Get your baby’s butt into Huggies best fitting diaper! Huggies Little Movers. We got you, baby. AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join 
06/11/23·1h 8m

A Two-Foot-Long Machete

When a deranged attacker arrives at her elementary school, principal Norina is the only thing standing between her kindergarten students and the man’s machete. She risks life and limb to protect her kids, and bring down the violent assailant. Sponsors:  PDS Debt: PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing thequick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived  AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join 
30/10/23·45m 39s

I Just Jumped

Eight year old Midsi is on her way home from school, when a strange man abducts her on the street and holds her captive for days. Despite her attacker’s threats, Midsi makes a daring escape and saves herself from certain death. Sponsors: AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: IS URVIVED when you join. 
23/10/23·55m 31s

The Same Smell, The Same Burn

When Karli starts a new relationship with a man from her past, she has no idea that he has some violent enemies. Karli survives not one, but two acid attacks at the hands of complete strangers, and must find a way to rebuild her will to go on. Sponsors: Babbel: Here's a special, (limited time) deal for our listeners to get you started RIGHT NOW - get 55% off your Babbel subscription - but only for our listeners - at Babbel.com/survive . Rules and restrictions may apply. PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived  AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE ISURVIVED when you join. Apartments: Visit Apartments.com , the place to find a place  Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. 
16/10/23·40m 34s

Preview: Bad Bad Thing Season 2 The Blackstone Sisters

TV show producer Jill Blackstone is accused of killing her disabled sister Wendy, and some of their rescue dogs, by leaving them in a garage with a barbecue grill. Jill blames the deaths on accidental monoxide poisoning But police believe she staged the scene. Who will you believe? Reported and hosted by Emmy award winning journalist, Barbara Schroeder.
11/10/23·36m 16s

The Ninja in the Attic

On a normal Friday morning, Ellen is at home alone when she is brutally attacked by a strange man in all black. Ellen's attacker had been hiding in her home for days, waiting for the right moment to strike.Sponsors:Caraway: Right now, Caraway is offering new members 30 days completely free if you go Caraway.health/ISURVIVED. There’s no credit card required to try it. Get free and unlimited access to chat with their Care team for 30 days. That’s Caraway.health/ISURVIVED or 30 days completely free. PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces 
09/10/23·33m 4s

Everything Went to Slow Motion

Kim and Nina set out on an early morning hike, when a man emerges from the wilderness armed with a knife. What should have been a fun day trip quickly turns into a fight for their lives.Sponsors:Bombas: Go to Bombas.com/survived and use code survived for twentypercent off your first purchase. That’s Bombas.com/survived and use code survived at checkout.Caraway: Right now, Caraway is offering new members 30 days completely free if you go Caraway.health/ISURVIVED. There’s no credit card required to try it. Get free and unlimited access to chat with their Care team for 30 days. That’s Caraway.health/ISURVIVED or 30 days completely free. PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing thequick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spacesProgressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive dot com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive.  
02/10/23·48m 29s

I Could Feel Myself Fading

Kendra, a single mom, is one year into a new relationship with a Hollywood actor, when his jealous, controlling behavior forces her to end the relationship. Just when she thinks it's finally over, her ex shows up at her house, and this time he's armed.  AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces 
25/09/23·48m 3s

I Just Saw Evil

Maggie is just 15 years old when an attacker snatches her off the street during her early morning run. When police close in on him, the attacker gets desperate, and Maggie clings to life.Sponsors: PDS DEBT: PDS Debt is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing thequick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived  Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com  Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive dot com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive. Apartments: Visit Apartments.com , the place to find a place Apartments: Visit Apartments.com , the place to find a place AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces 
18/09/23·54m 15s

I Could Feel Snow All Around Me

Teri’s ex-husband attacks her in a jealous rage and leaves her to die, jammed in a garbage can filled with snow. For 27 freezing hours Teri wills herself to stay alive for her children.  Sponsors: Babbel: Here's a special, (limited time) deal for our listeners to get you started RIGHT NOW - get 55% off your Babbel subscription - but only for our listeners - at Babbel.com/Survive Rules and restrictions may apply.  Prose: Custom, made-to-order haircare from Prose has your name all over it. Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 15% off your first order today! Go to Prose.com/survive for your FREE in-depth hair consultation and 15% off. Caraway: Right now, Caraway is offering new members 30 days completely free if you go Caraway.health/ISURVIVED. There’s no credit card r equired to try it. Get free and unlimited access to chat with their Care team for 30 days. That’s Caraway.health/ISURVIVED. for 30 days completely free. Caraway is available in select states. Go to Caraway.health/ISURVIVED<span...
11/09/23·40m 39s

The One That Killed My Husband

While Debbie is outside gardening, an unknown attacker hides in her home waiting for her to come inside. He abducts Debbie beginning a 5-day nightmare, during which Debbie will discover that she isn't this man's only victim. Sponsors: AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces  PDS Debt: PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived Take back your financial freedom today by visiting PDSDEBT.com/survived  Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com   Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive dot com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive.  Warner Bros: Listen to Deadly Nightmares wherever you listen to your podcasts
04/09/23·56m 38s

The Hardest Twenty Yards I Have Ever Walked

When Amanda, a school teacher, is carjacked and abducted by an escaped inmate, she quickly forms a game plan: play along and stay alive. In order to convince her abductor that they are friends and get out alive, she is forced to make decisions she never thought she would face.  Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com   AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That's ISURVIVED, with no spaces  
28/08/23·33m 34s

It Looks Like Dynamite

Michelle and her daughter Breea are home alone when three masked gunman burst through the door. The home invasion turns into a high stakes bank robbery, and Michelle's only hope of survival is to help her captors pull it off. Sponsors: Prose: Custom, made-to-order haircare from Prose has your name all over it. Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 15% off your first order today! Go to Prose.com/survive for your FREE in-depth hair consultation and 15% off. Caraway: Right now, Caraway is offering new members 30 days completely free if you go Caraway.com/ISURVIVED. There's no credit c ard required to try it. Get free and unlimited access to chat with their Care team for 30 days. That's Caraway.com/ISURVIVED for 30 days completely free. Caraway is available in select states. Go to Caraway.com/ISURVIVED to learn more. Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com   PDS Debt: PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived Take back your financial freedom today by visiting PDSDEBT.com/survived  Progressive: Multitask...
21/08/23·51m 49s

I Didn't Stop Running

One phone call turned Karen’s seemingly happy marriage into a violent nightmare. A prisoner in her own home, Karen outsmarted her husband and escaped with her life twice. Today, she uses her experience for good, helping others survive and learn to heal. Sponsors: Babbel: Here's a special, (limited time) deal for our listeners to get you started RIGHT NOW - get 55% off your Babbel subscription - but only for our listeners - at Babbel.com/Survive Rules and restrictions may apply. Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com   AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces  Rocket Money: Stop throwing your money away. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/SURVIVED. That’s RocketMoney.com/SURVIVED 
14/08/23·37m 5s

I Wanted to Survive, I Wanted to Make It

Law enforcement and criminal justice teacher Alberto's faith in humankind is sorely tested when his girlfriend's twisted attraction will see him shot multiple times in what initially appears to be a random home invasion.  Sponsors:  Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com   PDS Debt: PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived Take back your financial freedom today by visiting PDSDEBT.com/survived  Apartments: Visit Apartments.com , the place to find a place  Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive dot com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive. 
07/08/23·48m 39s

I'd Have to Make Them Think I Was Dead

In a brutal pack attack, 21 year old Christi is repeatedly raped and beaten beyond recognition by three hardened criminals who follow her from a bar to her truck. Sponsors: AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces  Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com    Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive dot com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive.
31/07/23·41m 58s

I Saw The House Spinning

Jason, who tries to save a neighboring family from a tornado, is sucked up 50 feet into the funnel cloud. Jason spends the next few years dealing with survivor's guilt and struggling with drug addiction. Sponsors: Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com   PDS Debt: PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived Take back your financial freedom today by visiting PDSDEBT.com/survived  Rocket Money: Stop throwing your money away. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/SURVIVED. That’s RocketMoney.com/SURVIVED 
24/07/23·41m 54s

The Last Shot Was Meant For My Head

In 1998, Debra Cheeseborough is left for dead after being carjacked then shot several times at close range by a group of teens that claimed to be affiliated with the Crips.   Sponsors: Babbel: Here's a special, (limited time) deal for our listeners to get you started RIGHT NOW - get 55% off your Babbel subscription - but only for our listeners - at Babbel.com/Survive Rules and restrictions may apply. Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com   AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces 
17/07/23·48m 37s

I Couldn’t Move, I Couldn’t Run

A doctor's assistant is violently attacked at home by a former patient she spurned several years earlier. He shot her in the spine, paralyzing her, and all she can do is hope help arrives before he finishes her off. Sponsors:  Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com   AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces.  PDS Debt: PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived Take back your financia l freedom today by visiting PDSDEBT.com/survived.   Rocket Money: Stop throwing your money away. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/SURVIVED 
10/07/23·52m 10s

Both Guns Were Against My Head

Renee has been Eva's best friend for 17 years. But their friendship breaks forever when Eva tries to rob Renee at gunpoint.    Sponsors:  Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com   AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces.
03/07/23·36m 48s

I Just Kept Swimming

After being stranded at sea with three friends when their catamaran flips, Tamara decides their best option is to try and swim to shore. After the unimaginable trauma of watching one of her friends killed by a shark just yards away, Tamara tries to remain calm despite the horrific scene she has witnessed.  Sponsors:   Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/survive for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, use offer code SURVIVE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.  PDS Debt: PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived Take back your financial freedom today by visiting PDSDEBT.com/survived   Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com   
26/06/23·54m 49s

I Could Hear my Blood Dripping

On the morning of June 27, 1991, while wrapping up their truck routes, John Everett & his coworker John Coleman encountered a previously fired employee named Roderick Davie while unloading their trucks at their company's warehouse. Both Johns felt unsettled by the sight of Roderick, & rightfully so, as Roderick's suspicious activity around the warhouse led to him pulling out a gun upon their seeing him - & only one of them survives the encounter.    Sponsors: AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces Simplisafe: Right now, get 20% off your new system when you sign up for Interactive Monitoring. Visit simplisafe.com/SURVIVED. That’s simplisafe.com/SURVIVED. There’s No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/survive for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, use offer code SURVIVE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.  Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com  
19/06/23·41m 3s

My Body Became a Crime Scene

In 1993, college freshman Natasha Alexenko is sexually assaulted at gunpoint on the rooftop landing of her apartment building. When she learns her rape kit wasn't tested for over 9 years, she devotes her life to ending the rape kit testing back log. Sponsors: AMCN: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces. PDS Debt: PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived Take back your financia l freedom today by visiting PDSDEBT.com/survived.   Simplisafe: Right now, get 20% off your new system when you sign up for Interactive Monitoring. Visit simplisafe.com/SURVIVED. That’s simplisafe.com/SURVIVED. There’s No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Squarespace: Head to Squarespace.com/survive for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, use offer code SURVIVE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com  Apartments: Visit Apartments.com , the place to find a place Progressive: Press play on comparing auto rates. Quote at Progressive dot com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive.
12/06/23·1h 13m

Crime of a Lifetime: Snatched at Midnight

Something’s wrong with Netty Nance’s birth certificate. Government officials are saying it was forged and her mom can’t seem to explain why. When Netty goes searching for answers, she finds a lot more than she bargained for.
05/06/23·49m 37s

He Knew How to Control Us

College student Holly and her new boyfriend are walking home from a party when the unthinkable happens. A strange man attacks them in the darkness, and Holly barely makes it out alive.
29/05/23·1h 2m

He Was Trying to Do Anything to Control Us

In November of 1986, 25-year-old Josefina Rivera's life comes to a devastating halt when she's kidnapped by 43-year-old Gary Heidnik. Over the next four months, Josefina lives shackled in a basement while her captor abducts four more women to hold hostage in his "house of horrors." Josefina recounts a gripping tale of endurance and the shrewd calculations that helped her devise a plan of escape. Sponsors: Apartments.com: Visit Apartments.com, the place to find a place. Simplisafe: Customize the perfect system for your home in just a few minutes at simplisafe.com/SURVIVED. Go today and claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring. PDS Debt: PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived
22/05/23·50m 1s

This Is Terror - Part II

Tali Shapiro describes her chilling abduction and assault when she was 8 years old. Rodney Alcala, the man who attacked her, would come to be known as "The Dating Game Killer."  Sponsors:  AirMedCareNetwork: Visit airmedcarenetwork.com and use offer code: ISURVIVED when you join.  Progressive: Get a quote at Progressive.com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive.  Squarespace: Check Out Squarespace.com/SURVIVE for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, use OFFER CODE: (SURVIVE) to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Babbel: Right now, get up to 55% off your subscription when you go to babbel.com/SURVIVE. Apartments: Visit Apartments.com , the place to find a place. Simplisafe: Customize the perfect system for your home in just a few minutes at simplisafe.com/SURVIVED. Go today and claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring.
15/05/23·38m 53s

This Is Terror - Part I

Morgan Rowan describes how she was brutally attacked in 1968 by Rodney Alcala during a party at his Hollywood home. She never told her parents what happened and always wondered if he would go on to hurt someone else. Sponsors Prose: Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 15% off your first order today! Go to Prose.com/survive.  PDS Debt: PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived. 
08/05/23·36m 15s

I Tried To Scratch His Face

In November of 2016, Tiffany Taylor is held captive and brutally assaulted in Essex County, New Jersey after agreeing to give a ride to a man in exchange for some much-needed cash. What she doesn't realize however, is that her passenger is a serial killer--who's killed twice before, and is out for blood. Tiffany recalls in her own words how she used her quick wit and drive to survive to manipulate her would-be killer into unwittingly granting her a chance to escape his deadly clutches. Check out our great sponsors! I Survived is brought to you by BetterHelp! Visit BetterHelp.com/survived to get 10% off your first month! SquareSpace: Go to Squarespace.com/survive for a free trial, and use code "SURVIVE" to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. SimpliSafe: Claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring at simplisafe.com/survived  PDS Debt: Get free debt analysis by completing a quick and easy debt assessment at PDSDebt.com/survived AMCN: Visit AirMedCareNetwork.com and use code "ISURVIVED" when you join! Progressive: Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive!
01/05/23·48m 18s

I Had A Dark Secret

In September 1975, 14-year-old David McVicker is abducted while hitchhiking home from a friend's house in Garden Grove, California. His assailant, William Bonin, has an appetite for assaulting young men and boys. David wasn’t his first victim, nor would he be the last. I Survived is brought to you by PDS Debt! Get a free debt analysis by completing a quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived  Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org 
24/04/23·29m 24s

If I Go To Sleep, I Might Not Wake Up

Paul Dennis Reid Jr., a country-star wannabe, spends nights robbing fast food joints and killing innocent workers. One of those workers, Jose Ramirez Gonzalez, recounts the night he faced off with Reid in a stock room and managed to survive.  Sponsors: - BetterHelp: This episode is sponsored by/brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/SURVIVED and get on your way to being your best self. -Air Med Care Network: Visit air-med-care-network-dot-com and use offer CODE: ISURVIVED when you join. That’s ISURVIVED, with no spaces. -Purity Finance: PDS DEBT is offering free debt analysis to our listeners just for completing the quick and easy debt assessment at www.PDSDebt.com/survived. That’s P-D-S-D-E-B-T.com/survived. Take back your financial freedom today by visiting PDSDEBT.com/survived. -Simplisafe: Customize the perfect system for your home in just a few minutes at simplisafe.com/SURVIVED. Go today and claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring. That’s simplisafe.com/SURVIVED. There’s No Safe like Simplisafe -Squarespace: Check Out Squarespace.com/(SURVIVE) for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, use OFFER CODE: (SURVIVE) to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.” The language here can be in your own words, but it is necessary to include all these points so we can track your campaign’s success!  Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org 
17/04/23·47m 48s

I Was Scared to See The Blood

In November 1988, 27-year-old Enietra Margette is walking to a party in South Los Angeles, when a neatly dressed man offers her a ride. After she gets in the car, he shoots her in the chest setting off a lifetime of problems. Check out our great sponsors! Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/isurvived for a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! Prose: Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 15% off your first order today at Prose.com/survive  AirMedCare Network: Visit AirMedCareNetwork.com and use offer code "ISURVIVED" when you join. Babbel: Get up to 55% off your subscription when you go to Babbel.com/survive
10/04/23·36m 27s

Somebody's Trying to Kill My Brother

In August of 1978, 14-year-old Lisa Gilbert and her 13-year-old brother, Randy, were attacked by a stranger in their newly built home in Lansing, Michigan. A good samaritan helped catch their attacker but started a years-long struggle to keep him behind bars. Check out our great sponsors! SquareSpace: Go to squarespace.com/survive for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, use code "survive" to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. SimpliSafe: Claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring at simplisafe.com/survived  I Survived is brought to you by BetterHelp! Visit BetterHelp.com/survived to get 10% off your first month! PDS Debt: Get your free debt analysis by completing a quick assessment at PDSDebt.com/survived  AirMedCare Network: Visit AirMedCareNetwork.com and use offer code "ISURVIVED" when you join.
03/04/23·52m 8s

I Knew I Wasn't The Only Victim

In 1999, Cynthia Vigil was abducted, held captive and tortured for three days. Her escape from the brink of death would stop The Toybox Killer, David Parker Ray, from harming any other women. Check out our great sponsors! Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/isurvived for a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! Angi: Download the free Angi mobile app today or visit Angi.com  Follow THIS IS ACTUALLY HAPPENING wherever you listen to podcasts! Listen ad-free on the Amazon Music or Wondery App!
27/03/23·43m 13s

I Felt Less Than Human

Vanessa Gay recounts her escape from Anthony Sowell in Cleveland, Ohio. Her mistrust of the police makes her reluctant to report her attack for many years. But eventually, her testimony would put her attacker behind bars. Check out our great sponsors! I Survived is brought to you by BetterHelp! Visit BetterHelp.com/survived to get 10% off your first month! PDS Debt: Get your free debt analysis by completing a quick assessment at PDSDebt.com/survived  Follow THIS IS ACTUALLY HAPPENING wherever you listen to podcasts! Listen ad-free on the Amazon Music or Wondery App! Progressive: Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive!
20/03/23·39m 55s

I Can't Believe I'm Still Alive

In 1992, 19-year-old Fabienne Witherspoon tries to help a man who was down on his luck when he attacked her in her own home. In an effort to stay alive, she wages a physical and psychological war against the man who tries to kill her, Tommy Lynn Sells. Check out our great sponsors! Babbel: Get up to 55% off your subscription when you go to Babbel.com/survive  Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/isurvived for a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! Progressive: Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive.
13/03/23·38m 52s

I Ran For Everything I Had

In November 2011, 48-year-old Scott Davis thinks he is on his way to a gig as a farm caretaker, a job he has secured on Craigslist. Unbeknownst to him, it’s actually a murderous trap laid by a psychopathic serial killer named Richard Beasley. Check out our great sponsors! I Survived is brought to you by BetterHelp! Visit BetterHelp.com/survived to get 10% off your first month! Nutrafol: Grow thicker, healthier hair by going to Nutrafol.com and use code "ISURVIVED" to save $15 off your first month’s subscription! ZocDoc: Go to Zocdoc.com/isurvived and download the Zocdoc app for FREE! Progressive: Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive.
06/03/23·36m 56s

I Could See Beneath The Blindfold

In November of 1984, 17-year-old Lisa McVey Noland was biking home from her job working the night shift at a local Tampa doughnut shop, when she was suddenly snatched off her bike and abducted. Being abducted was one of the worst things that happened to her but also saved her life. Check out our great sponsors! Athletic Greens: Go to athleticgreens.com/isurvived for a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! Noom Weight: Sign up for your trial today at Noom.com/isurvived  ZocDoc: Go to Zocdoc.com/isurvived and download the Zocdoc app for FREE! Progressive: Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive.
27/02/23·40m 39s

I Didn't Even Realize I Was Shot

In January of 1981, 18-year-old Cheryl Bartlett Fann was walking home late at night with her fiancé Bud, when they were suddenly abducted and taken to an abandoned garage by two attackers. They would go free for years until DNA revealed who their attackers were…and how they were related. Check out our great sponsors! Hello Fresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/isurvived65 and use code "isurvived65" for 65% off plus free shipping! Download June’s Journey today! Available on Android and iOS mobile devices, as well as on PC through Facebook Games. Progressive: Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive.
20/02/23·32m 47s

I Don't Want To Die Like That

In September of 1992, 17-year-old Jennifer Asbenson is kidnapped and driven into the most desolate part of Palm Desert, CA. Her attacker, 32-year-old Andrew Urdiales, has already killed multiple women before luring his latest victim into his car. Jennifer recounts in her own words her fight to stay alive and escape the clutches of her would-be killer. Check out our great sponsors! I Survived is brought to you by BetterHelp! Visit BetterHelp.com/survived to get 10% off your first month! Daily Harvest: Go to DailyHarvest.com/survived to get up to $40 off your first box! Vegamour: Go to Vegamour.com/isurvived and use code ISURVIVED to save 20% on your first order! SimpliSafe: Claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring at simplisafe.com/survive  Nutrafol: Grow thicker, healthier hair by going to Nutrafol.com and use code "ISURVIVED" to save $15 off your first month’s subscription! Progressive: Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive.
13/02/23·1h 15m

Season 2 Starts February 13

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to face death but make it out alive? This season will feature survival stories of people who came face to face with serial killers and lived to tell the tale. New episodes of “I Survived” will be released every Monday starting February 13.
06/02/23·2m 5s

The Box Became My Safe Haven

21-year-old Anita is at home alone, when a man she barely knows bursts in, ties her up, and abducts her. The attacker imprisons her in his home, keeping her locked in a metal box for hours on end. Over the next eight days, Anita clings to life, hoping that someone will find her before it’s too late.  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp! Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at BetterHelp.com/survived  Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org
21/02/22·52m 32s

His Eyes Were Black

Lynda is still healing from a difficult divorce when she meets a new man online. Their romance fizzles fast, but when the man calls Lynda in desperate need of help, she is lured into his trap. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp! Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at BetterHelp.com/survived  Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org 
14/02/22·51m 2s

He Knew How to Control Us

College student Holly and her new boyfriend are walking home from a party when the unthinkable happens. A strange man attacks them in the darkness, and Holly barely makes it out alive. Check out our great sponsors! BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at BetterHelp.com/survived Listen to This Is Actually Happening on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or you can listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app. Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org 
07/02/22·1h 7m

A Two-Foot-Long Machete

When a deranged attacker arrives at her elementary school, principal Norina is the only thing standing between her kindergarten students and the man’s machete. She risks life and limb to protect her kids, and bring down the violent assailant. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp! Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at BetterHelp.com/survived  Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org
31/01/22·46m 30s

I Just Jumped

Eight year old Midsi is on her way home from school, when a strange man abducts her on the street and holds her captive for days. Despite her attacker’s threats, Midsi makes a daring escape and saves herself from certain death. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp! Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at BetterHelp.com/survived  Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org
24/01/22·58m 3s

The Same Smell, The Same Burn

When Karli starts a new relationship with a man from her past, she has no idea that he has some violent enemies. Karli survives not one, but two acid attacks at the hands of complete strangers, and must find a way to rebuild her will to go on. BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at BetterHelp.com/survived  PDS Debt: Visit PDSdebt.com/survived to get a free credit report for completing their quick and easy debt assessment! Listen to This Is Actually Happening on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or you can listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app. Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org 
17/01/22·40m 23s

The Ninja in the Attic

On a normal Friday morning, Ellen is at home alone when she is brutally attacked by a strange man in all black. Ellen’s attacker had been hiding in her home for days, waiting for the right moment to strike. Check out our great sponsors! BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at BetterHelp.com/survived  Listen to This Is Actually Happening on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or you can listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app. Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org
10/01/22·33m 26s

Everything Went to Slow Motion

Kim and Nina set out on an early morning hike, when a man emerges from the wilderness armed with a knife. What should have been a fun day trip quickly turns into a fight for their lives.  Check out our great sponsors! PDS Debt: Visit PDSdebt.com/survived to get a free credit report for completing their quick and easy debt assessment! BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at BetterHelp.com/survived  Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org 
03/01/22·42m 37s

I Could Feel Myself Fading

Kendra, a single mom, is one year into a new relationship with a Hollywood actor, when his jealous, controlling behavior forces her to end the relationship. Just when she thinks it's finally over, her ex shows up at her house, and this time he's armed. Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org  
27/12/21·46m 18s

I Just Saw Evil

Maggie is just 15 years old when an attacker snatches her off the street during her early morning run. When police close in on him, the attacker gets desperate, and Maggie clings to life. Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org  
20/12/21·47m 51s

I Could Feel Snow All Around Me

Teri’s ex-husband attacks her in a jealous rage and leaves her to die, jammed in a garbage can filled with snow. For 27 freezing hours Teri wills herself to stay alive for her children. Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org 
13/12/21·32m 52s

The One That Killed My Husband

While Debbie is outside gardening, an unknown attacker hides in her home waiting for her to come inside. He abducts Debbie beginning a 5-day nightmare, during which Debbie will discover that she isn’t this man’s only victim. Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org 
06/12/21·49m 26s

The Hardest Twenty Yards I Have Ever Walked

When Amanda, a school teacher, is carjacked and abducted by an escaped inmate, she quickly forms a game plan: play along and stay alive. In order to convince her abductor that they are friends and get out alive, she is forced to make decisions she never thought she would face. Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org 
29/11/21·30m 39s

It Looks Like Dynamite

Michelle and her daughter Breea are home alone when three masked gunman burst through the door. The home invasion turns into a high stakes bank robbery, and Michelle's only hope of survival is to help her captors pull it off. Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org  
22/11/21·45m 11s

I Didn't Stop Running

One phone call turned Karen’s seemingly happy marriage into a violent nightmare. A prisoner in her own home, Karen outsmarted her husband and escaped with her life twice. Today, she uses her experience for good, helping others survive and learn to heal. Find help and resources at www.RAINN.org 
15/11/21·30m 28s

Re-Launch Trailer!

Starting Monday November 15, we'll be re-releasing our classic episodes from Season One of I Survived. Look out for those episodes and more news to come...
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