A cinematic quality podcast series that tells incredible true stories of people who faced impossible odds but somehow found the hope and courage to survive their experience in their quest to lead a fulfilling life. Surviving The Impossible podcast is inspiring & motivating, all the while, teaching invaluable lessons learned and applied by amazing people from around the world that have survived incredibly difficult experiences. The first season unfolds the harrowing true story of Nick Yarris, who was sentenced to death for a crime he didn't commit.
Created, produced and hosted by Anthony Samadani and Lior Geller. Distributed by Global Story Network, Batoul Peters, Roy Laughlin.
Please note that this podcast may contain depictions of violence that some people may find disturbing.
Episode 7: Homecoming
After 15 years of fighting to exonerate himself with DNA evidence and suffering with Hepatitis C, losing all hope and writing a letter demanding his immediate execution... the response to that letter was something that Nick or his family could have never foreseen.
Episode 6: The Letter
After three unsuccessful attempts, Nick finally finds a piece of evidence from his crime scene and struggles to become the first death row inmate to prove his innocence by the use of DNA testing.
Episode 5: Be Positive
A single newspaper article will set Nick off on the journey to find love and freedom.
Episode 4: Pound of Flesh
Nick's capture and return to prison after several weeks on the run, and we'll see how one small event changes his life forever.
Episode 3: Man on the Run
Nick's first years on death row, his many attempts to appeal his death sentence, and the unbelievable chain of events that led to his daring and successful escape from prison.
Episode 2: Fry You Bastard
Nick's first days in prison as he awaits the trial for a rape and murder he didn't commit... and we'll see how once again, another lie eventually puts him on death row.