This Is Actually Happening

This Is Actually Happening

This Is Actually Happening

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
What if your mother left to follow a cult… or you woke up in a morgue… or if your boat got caught in a storm and began to sink -- what would you do?   This is Actually Happening brings you extraordinary true stories of life-changing events told by the people who lived them. From a man who finds out a celebrity crush isn’t who she seems to a woman stranded in a Mexican desert fighting to survive, these stories will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what happens next.
  1. December 01, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 56 min
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    170: What if you didn't sleep for 120 hours?
    A young woman hungry to explore the world goes on a trip to Tanzania and unexpectedly finds herself caught in an endless cycle of impending doom.
  2. November 24, 2020
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    169: Happenings Vol 2: Kinks & Fetishes - What if yo…
    At a young age, a man develops a fetish for diapers that ends up reshaping the course of his adult life.
  3. November 17, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 56 min
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    168: What if you believed you were Jesus Christ?
    A woman self-medicating for anxiety and depression spirals into an alternate reality after an other-worldly encounter
  4. November 10, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 37 min
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    167: Happenings Vol 2: Kinks & Fetishes - What if yo…
    After growing up in a rigid Christian community, a woman finds beauty in revolting behaviors
  5. November 03, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 57 min
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    166: What if you didn't have any fear?
    After visiting a psychiatrist for mild anxiety, a young man embarks on a wild spree that will alter the course of his life forever.
  6. October 27, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 38 min
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    165: Happenings Vol 2: Kinks & Fetishes - What if yo…
    Growing up blind and isolated from her peers in a strict upbringing, a woman finds empowerment in a kinky world where the power balance is reversed.
  7. October 20, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 54 min
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    164: What if a shocking accusation devastated your f…
    After a teenage girl begins dating her mom’s student, a shocking accusation leaves a small-town family in ruins.
  8. October 17, 2020
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    Introducing This is Actually Happening
    The uncanny, extraordinary, true stories of events that have dramatically altered the lives of ordinary people; a son is shot by his own father, a woman's sister develops multiple personalities, a man wakes up…
  9. October 06, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 52 min
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    163: What if you grew up in a violent gang?
    After tragedy strikes a Vietnamese refugee family, a young man finds his new home in a violent gang, forever marking his life path through acts of destruction and redemption.
  10. September 22, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 1 min
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    162: What if you grew up in a cult?
    A woman puts the pieces of her life back together after a childhood spent inside an insidious religious cult in Los Angeles.
  11. September 08, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 47 min
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    161: What if you suffered a shocking loss?
    After growing up in an abusive household, a man confronts a startling, ambiguous loss
  12. September 01, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 14 min
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    Happenings Vol. 1: No Man's Land
    Stranded in a Mexican desert, the ocean waves of Guam, and the sandstone boulders of Utah, three people face their deepest fears in the unforgiving wilderness of the natural world.
  13. August 25, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 45 min
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    160: What if you were assaulted by a stranger in the…
    A woman walking to work in the early morning hours faces the ultimate terror.
  14. August 11, 2020
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    159: What if someone you love committed a monstrous…
    A lifelong friendship filled with care, love and personal growth takes a shocking turn in the aftermath of a brutal act of violence
  15. July 28, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 7 min
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    158: What if you entered The Void?
    A man suffering the deep generational traumas of poverty, racism, abuse and mental illness finds transformative power in an ancient plant medicine
  16. July 14, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 31 min
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    Rebroadcast - #43: What if you witnessed a thousand…
    After 30 years running a Zen Hospice center, a man reflects on what it's like to help transition people through the dying process.
  17. June 30, 2020
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    Rebroadcast - #93: What if you witnessed the limits…
    A Yale student moves to Congo to pursue his journalistic dreams and finds an ignored world of people suffering under war and dictatorship whose stories never make the news
  18. June 16, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 51 min
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    157: What if you couldn't tell anyone?
    A young black girl born to a drug-addicted mother is adopted by white, middle-class parents, only to face more sinister taboos as she becomes a stranger within her own family.
  19. June 02, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 45 min
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    156: What if you swallowed 48 bags of cocaine?
    A young man looking for a quick way to get rid of student loan debt gambles with his life and nearly pays the ultimate price
  20. May 19, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 48 min
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    155: What if you had to pull the plug?
    A young woman is forced to make a decision about the fate of a father she never knew

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