Nate Kalichman, who is 90, and Paula Givan, 67, got married in June. Sit with them and it seems they've been married for years, yet it's brand new at the same time. They share their stories of finding love late in life and making plans.
Orlando Boquete was put in prison for rape and sexual assault because of a mistaken eyewitness identification. He escaped from prison and was on the run for 10 years before being caught and re-imprisoned. 23 years after his conviction, he was exonerated after DNA evidence proved his innocence.
Photographer Sara Naomi Lewkowicz spent months documenting the lives of a young couple, Shane and Maggie. She was in their home the night that Shane attacked Maggie, and photographed the attack. Although her images were integral in putting Shane behind bars, Sara was widely criticized for not putting down her camera and intervening.
Jennifer Thompson was a college student when she was raped. During the attack Jennifer tried to memorize what the man looked like so she could identify him later. Jennifer wrongly identified Ronald Cotton, and he served 11 years before he was exonerated.
Jen Blood met a new guy and they had a lot in common, including a love of animals. Over the next year and a half, Jen discovered that her boyfriend was actually an animal hoarder. They were living in an abandoned elementary school in rural Kentucky, struggling to care for dozens of animals. Jen tells Dick Gordon about her growing realization that she’d become an unwitting participant in an animal hoarding operation, and what made her finally leave the situation. Also: kayak polo.
Selma Yablonick Constant graduated from the City College of New York in 1950. She'd planned to become a teacher. However, she was asked to leave the school of education because she walked with a cane. Selma had polio as a kid and was considered disabled. Also in this episode, poet Paul Guest.
Liz Kite's house got struck by lightning. Not once, not twice, but three times. And then, a car without a driver rammed through her living room picture window. Liz was not a believer in the great beyond, but something about these accidents made her start thinking that her dad, who passed away a few weeks before the first lightning strike, had something to do with them. Liz talks to Dick about how she got her home remodeled thanks to some very strange events.
When Jerry White served in the Vietnam War, he was warned of a beautiful girl named Tuyet who was collaborating with the Viet Cong. Jerry met Tuyet and was smitten. When the Viet Cong tried to assassinate Jerry with a bomb, Tuyet was hit instead. She survived, and thirty years later Jerry went back to Vietnam to find her.