Beyond Ordinary

Discovery Channel Premiered Jan 01, 2004 Unknown


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  • Two Sisters, One Heart

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    S 1 : Ep 15 - 10/22/08

    Meet Emma and Taylor - conjoined twins that share the same liver and one seven-chambered heart. Two years ago their parents were told they would not make it to birth. Eighteen months later the girls are alive and kicking.moreless
  • Paralyzed & Pregnant

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    S 1 : Ep 14 - 6/12/06

    When Michelle Carston was 23 years old, she dove into shallow water off the coast of Mexico and injured her spinal cord--an action that sent her to a wheelchair as a quadriplegic. Michelle got pregnant and we follow her pregnancy.moreless
  • Woman with Half a Body

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    S 1 : Ep 13 - 11/11/05

    Born with a condition known as sacral agenesis, Rosemarie has only half a body. Rose is married to a regular guy and made medical history by having a baby.
  • 627 lb Woman: Jackie's Story

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    S 1 : Ep 12 - 8/25/05

    A woman approaching 700-pounds undergoes gastric bypass surgery. The procedure requires a huge incision so surgeons can repair a massive hernia which is causing a large portion of her internal organs to be displaced.moreless
  • Anatomy of Sex

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    S 1 : Ep 9 - 3/13/05

    The human body works in specific, yet subtle ways in order to ensure reproduction. Discover the biological responses to attraction and mating. Investigate the evolutionary story of natural selection and care giving as a couple tries to start a family.moreless
  • I Am My Own Twin

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    S 1 : Ep 7 - 5/19/05

    Babies are being born split right down the middle, half black and half white, a testicle on one side and a vagina on the other. Explore the extraordinary medical phenomena that causes two different babies to fuse together in the womb.moreless
  • Girl Who Never Grew

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    S 1 : Ep 6 - 10/17/08

    The Girl Who Never Grew is the personal story of nine year old Nicolette, a girl with primordial dwarfism. For years, her family struggled to find diagnosis for her condition. Nicolette's case is the only known case in New Zealand.moreless
  • Incredibly Small: Kenadie's Story

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    S 1 : Ep 4 - 8/22/06

    A look inside the life of Kenadie Jourdin, a two-year-old girl who weighs 8lbs and is 24-inches long, due to the fact that she is a primordial dwarf - one of only 30 in the world.moreless
  • Mermaid Girl

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    S 1 : Ep 3 - 10/24/08

    8 year old Shiloh Pepin has defied the odds and survived one of the rarest physical deformities known to man, Mermaid Syndrome. This documentary will also explore how her family has battled against all the odds to give their daughter a normal happy life.moreless
  • 200 lb Tumor

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 5/15/02

    Living with a 200-pound tumor that had wrapped itself around her 120-pound body, Lori Hoogewind couldn't find a surgeon to help her. Finally, Dr. McKay Kinnon gave her hope that she could survive the 18-hour operation to remove the tumor.moreless
  • 160 lb Tumor

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    S 1 : Ep 1 - 12/22/04

    Immobilized by a 160-pound tumor and near death, Romanian Lucia Bunghez has given up hope until she sees a Discovery program documenting a similar case in America. Discovery Health Channel sends a team of specialists to Bucharest to perform a miracle.moreless