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Since its initial episode in 1998, MTV's groundbreaking True Life documentary series has told remarkable real-life stories of young people and the unusual subcultures they inhabit. Whether documenting the lives of the homeless, individuals dealing with difficult medical conditions, or teens in high school, the True Life series tells its stories solely from the varied voices and points of view of its characters, reflecting the state of youth culture at any given moment. The 2013 collection includes: I’m a Bridesmaid, I’m a Surrogate, I Hate the Government, I‘m Having Unusual Plastic Surgery and many more.

Description

Since its initial episode in 1998, MTV's groundbreaking True Life documentary series has told remarkable real-life stories of young people and the unusual subcultures they inhabit. Whether documenting the lives of the homeless, individuals dealing with difficult medical conditions, or teens in high school, the True Life series tells its stories solely from the varied voices and points of view of its characters, reflecting the state of youth culture at any given moment. The 2013 collection includes: I’m a Bridesmaid, I’m a Surrogate, I Hate the Government, I‘m Having Unusual Plastic Surgery and many more.

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    I'm Having Unusual Plastic Surgery

    Two young people brave new frontiers in the OR to overhaul their appearances. Louie is looking for a surgeon who can remove silicone horns from his head without disfiguring his face, while Salomé gets a Brazilian butt lift.

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    • 41 Minutes

    Two young people brave new frontiers in the OR to overhaul their appearances. Louie is looking for a surgeon who can remove silicone horns from his head without disfiguring his face, while Salomé gets a Brazilian butt lift.

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    • 41 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    I Can't Control My Pet

    Two young men try to tame their unruly pets. Brett B's piglet has ballooned into a 200 lb porker who humps everyone in sight. Brett P is going mad because his mother's coddled poodle barks at him incessantly.

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    • 38 Minutes

    Two young men try to tame their unruly pets. Brett B's piglet has ballooned into a 200 lb porker who humps everyone in sight. Brett P is going mad because his mother's coddled poodle barks at him incessantly.

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    I Hate the Government

    Three people are obsessed with changing the American political system. Amelia wants to strengthen the militia movement. Andrew is fighting to outlaw abortion. Caleb organizes the nation's first high school Tea Party club.

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    • 38 Minutes

    Three people are obsessed with changing the American political system. Amelia wants to strengthen the militia movement. Andrew is fighting to outlaw abortion. Caleb organizes the nation's first high school Tea Party club.

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    • EPISODE 4

    I'm a Bridesmaid

    Two women face the challenges of being bridesmaids. Ryann is helping her cousin plan her wedding with only $2500 to spend. Carissa is so stressed meeting her bride's demands that it's causing tension with her own boyfriend.

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    • 38 Minutes

    Two women face the challenges of being bridesmaids. Ryann is helping her cousin plan her wedding with only $2500 to spend. Carissa is so stressed meeting her bride's demands that it's causing tension with her own boyfriend.

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    • EPISODE 5

    I'm a Surrogate

    Two women want to have babies for childless couples. Amanda is battling intense nausea while pregnant with another couple's twins. Rhonda has agreed to use her own egg and inseminate at home for a couple she met on the internet.

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    • 39 Minutes

    Two women want to have babies for childless couples. Amanda is battling intense nausea while pregnant with another couple's twins. Rhonda has agreed to use her own egg and inseminate at home for a couple she met on the internet.

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    • EPISODE 6

    I Have a High Maintenance Girlfriend

    Two guys struggle to stand up to their ultra-demanding girlfriends while still trying to keep their relationships intact.

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    Two guys struggle to stand up to their ultra-demanding girlfriends while still trying to keep their relationships intact.

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    • EPISODE 7

    I'm Addicted to Tanning

    Two sun seekers put their lives on the line in search of the perfect tan. A man is concerned that his son's tanning obsession puts his health at risk; a young woman's tanning salon habit is straining her family finances.

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    Two sun seekers put their lives on the line in search of the perfect tan. A man is concerned that his son's tanning obsession puts his health at risk; a young woman's tanning salon habit is straining her family finances.

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    • EPISODE 8

    I'm Questioning My Gender Again

    Two young people, who have already changed their gender once, may have to convert it back again as they search to find their true identities once and for all.

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    Two young people, who have already changed their gender once, may have to convert it back again as they search to find their true identities once and for all.

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    • 40 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    I'm Living in My Sibling's Shadow

    Two young people would do anything to be considered as accomplished as their older siblings.

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    Two young people would do anything to be considered as accomplished as their older siblings.

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    • EPISODE 10

    I'm Dating A Mama's Boy

    Two young people feel like they are the third wheel in their own relationship because their boyfriends that are exaggeratedly attached to their mothers.

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    Two young people feel like they are the third wheel in their own relationship because their boyfriends that are exaggeratedly attached to their mothers.

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    • EPISODE 11

    I Need To Leave My Mom

    Starting a career is hard enough, but what if you can't pursue your dreams because of the very woman who gave birth to you? Two young people are desperate to break free from demanding mothers who are deeply dependent on them.

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    Starting a career is hard enough, but what if you can't pursue your dreams because of the very woman who gave birth to you? Two young people are desperate to break free from demanding mothers who are deeply dependent on them.

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    • EPISODE 12

    I Have Social Anxiety

    What if the simple act of exchanging a few words with a stranger left you trembling with fear? Two young people struggle with severe social anxiety that hinders their ability to lead normal lives.

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    What if the simple act of exchanging a few words with a stranger left you trembling with fear? Two young people struggle with severe social anxiety that hinders their ability to lead normal lives.

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    • EPISODE 13

    Secrets, Lies & Sex

    Relationships are hard enough, but what happens when you have both a girlfriend and a boyfriend? You'll meet two young men living on the down low who have reached an explosive crossroads where their secrets and lies can't be contained any longer.

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    Relationships are hard enough, but what happens when you have both a girlfriend and a boyfriend? You'll meet two young men living on the down low who have reached an explosive crossroads where their secrets and lies can't be contained any longer.

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    • EPISODE 14

    I'm Too Beautiful

    Two young knockouts are trying to overcome the resentments and jealousies that are making them miserable every day.

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    Two young knockouts are trying to overcome the resentments and jealousies that are making them miserable every day.

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    • EPISODE 15

    I'm Addicted to the Internet

    Three young people's Internet and social media obsession is threatening to ruin their lives.

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    Three young people's Internet and social media obsession is threatening to ruin their lives.

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    • EPISODE 16

    I'm Starting a Business With My Friends

    Two young budding entrepreneurs are finding that mixing business with pleasure is a lot trickier than they expected.

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    Two young budding entrepreneurs are finding that mixing business with pleasure is a lot trickier than they expected.

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    • EPISODE 17

    I Hate His Bromance

    Krisse finds the bromance between her boyfriend, Chris, and his new best friend, Zach, disturbing. Tish believes that her boyfriend, Duncan, should spend more time with her than with his best friend, Ramon.

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    Krisse finds the bromance between her boyfriend, Chris, and his new best friend, Zach, disturbing. Tish believes that her boyfriend, Duncan, should spend more time with her than with his best friend, Ramon.

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    • EPISODE 18

    I Have an Embarrassing Boyfriend

    Two young women are struggling to handle their boyfriend's Jekyll and Hyde behavior before it destroys their relationships.

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    Two young women are struggling to handle their boyfriend's Jekyll and Hyde behavior before it destroys their relationships.

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    • EPISODE 19

    I'm Desperate to Have a Baby

    Jenna decided to undergo In Vitro Fertilization, a painful, time-consuming, and invasive medical process that could be the answer to their dreams. After failing 5 IVF cycles, Candice has one last chance to get pregnant.

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    Jenna decided to undergo In Vitro Fertilization, a painful, time-consuming, and invasive medical process that could be the answer to their dreams. After failing 5 IVF cycles, Candice has one last chance to get pregnant.

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    • EPISODE 20

    I Have a Family Who Hates My Boyfriend

    Ashley's and Brayden's families both heavily dislike their long-term boyfriends. Ashley deals with a family who ignores her boyfriend, while Brayden deals with a mother who sees her boyfriend as a loser.

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    • 41 Minutes

    Ashley's and Brayden's families both heavily dislike their long-term boyfriends. Ashley deals with a family who ignores her boyfriend, while Brayden deals with a mother who sees her boyfriend as a loser.

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    • EPISODE 21

    I'm Saving Detroit

    Alyssia, Angela, and Jaelyne all are trying to make a difference in their beloved city of Detroit. However, each one of them will deal with personal or financial issues they must overcome to accomplish their goals.

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    Alyssia, Angela, and Jaelyne all are trying to make a difference in their beloved city of Detroit. However, each one of them will deal with personal or financial issues they must overcome to accomplish their goals.

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    • EPISODE 22

    True Life Presents: Bachata Nights

    By day, these elite bachata scene dancers live normal lives, but when the sun goes down they transform into kings and queens on the dance floor. Watch as a group of friends and enemies compete for respect, love, and revenge.

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    By day, these elite bachata scene dancers live normal lives, but when the sun goes down they transform into kings and queens on the dance floor. Watch as a group of friends and enemies compete for respect, love, and revenge.

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    • EPISODE 23

    True Life Presents: My Dad Is a Bro

    What is it like to have a louder-than-life bro dad? Follow Desirae, who's always out partied by her dad, Dave, & Tori, whose outgoing dad, Barry, constantly competes for her attention.

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    • 39 Minutes

    What is it like to have a louder-than-life bro dad? Follow Desirae, who's always out partied by her dad, Dave, & Tori, whose outgoing dad, Barry, constantly competes for her attention.

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    • EPISODE 24

    I'm Famous Online

    This episode explores the lives of two young people, an ambitous Youtube celebrity and an Instagram celebrity, whose lives are complicated by their massive internet popularity.

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    This episode explores the lives of two young people, an ambitous Youtube celebrity and an Instagram celebrity, whose lives are complicated by their massive internet popularity.

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    • EPISODE 25

    I'm Doing a Tough Mudder

    Tough Mudder: a grueling 12 mile obstacle course that prides itself on pushing its participants to the limits. You'll meet three young people determined to fight their way to the finish line even if they have to crawl to get there.

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    Tough Mudder: a grueling 12 mile obstacle course that prides itself on pushing its participants to the limits. You'll meet three young people determined to fight their way to the finish line even if they have to crawl to get there.

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    • EPISODE 26

    Updates from the Road

    On this special edition of True Life we'll crisscross the country checking in with some of our favorite former subjects to see how their lives have changed since they first shared their stories on MTV.

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    On this special edition of True Life we'll crisscross the country checking in with some of our favorite former subjects to see how their lives have changed since they first shared their stories on MTV.

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    Greatest Moments Ever

    A compilation of the most obsessive, absurd, brave, shocking & uplifting moments from True Life history. Plus we catch up with some of our most unforgettable subjects and find out what they're up to now.

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    A compilation of the most obsessive, absurd, brave, shocking & uplifting moments from True Life history. Plus we catch up with some of our most unforgettable subjects and find out what they're up to now.

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    • 41 Minutes
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