Reports on extraordinary childbirths. Included: a Michigan woman who didn't know she was pregnant until she went into labor in her bathtub in 2009, and 2' 9" Washington State woman who gave birth in 2007. Also: interviews with "serial surrogates" (women who have served as surrogates numerous times).
A "20/20" child sex-abuse report focuses on a onetime Washington State police officer freed from prison 20 years after a molestation conviction. His two children—who testified against him in court as kids—recanted their testimony. Included: video from 1985 showing one of the children being questioned by a prosecutor. Elizabeth Vargas reports.
An interview with Katie Piper, a British model and TV host who was disfigured in March 2008 when a man hired by a former boyfriend threw sulfuric acid in her face. Piper was also raped by the former boyfriend. Elizabeth Vargas reports.
Series premiere: A series of ABC News reports focusing on the fragility of life opens with a plastic surgeon at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital preparing to perform a face transplant on a man who was horribly disfigured in an electrical accident. Meanwhile, the donor's family come to terms with losing a loved one but are grateful that someone can benefit from their misfortune.
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Premiered: July 26, 2011
Premise: ABC News reports, many of them medical, focusing on the fragility of life.