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True life stories. Join Matthew Bannister, Monday to Thursday. Includes our daily history programme Witness. Or join us for the best of Outlook on Saturdays.

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  • The woman behind the mask

    Wed, 22 Oct 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

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    Dana Vulin wore a mask for two years after being burnt in an attack; Adopting orphan gorillas in the DRC; Novelist Nina Bunjevac; and the Deaf DJ playing to crowds in South Africa.

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  • Bryan Adams - Photographing War Wounded

    Tue, 21 Oct 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    The Canadian rock star Bryan Adams on the photographs he's taken of soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. And the story of one of the soldiers - who lost both his legs to an explosive device; the Bedouin woman from the Jordanian desert who became one of her country's first solar engineers; and Luana Hansen, who escaped a life of drug addiction in São Paulo to become a successful rap artist.

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  • 48 Days in a Donetsk Dungeon

    Mon, 20 Oct 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    Dmytro Potekhin was held for forty eight days in a dungeon in Donetsk; George Kourounis, the Canadian explorer who abseiled into a volcano; Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk; and the New York hairdresser giving free cuts to the homeless.

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  • Weekend Freedom, Rescue, Embedded

    Sat, 18 Oct 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    French war photographer Veronique de Viguerie; Cecilio Lopez Tercero, the Spanish explorer trapped in a Peruvian cave for twelve days; British film actor Ray Winstone; 21-year-old Yeonmi Park on fleeing North Korea; Dan McIntosh, the Australian outback cook.

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  • I followed the stars to freedom

    Thu, 16 Oct 14

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    50 mins

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    21-year-old Yeonmi Park on fleeing North Korea, music star Iggy Pop on his career spanning over 30 years and British scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock on her fascination for outer space.

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  • Trapped for 12 Days in a Peruvian Cave

    Wed, 15 Oct 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    Cecilio Lopez Tercero, the Spanish explorer trapped in a Peruvian cave for twelve days; Ayub Khan Din, actor and creator of the film East is East; the Cambodian rice farmer who survived the notorious Khmer Rouge prison camp M13; Dan McIntosh, the Australian outback cook who's turned photographer.

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  • Maths Guru Helping India's Poor Kids

    Tue, 14 Oct 14

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    Indian maths expert Anand Kumar; Cuban artist Jorge Rodriguez Gerada; film actor Ray Winstone.

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  • Chasing Militants While Pregnant

    Mon, 13 Oct 14

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    50 mins

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    French war photographer Veronique de Viguerie; Anna Orford on being a judge for the Guinness World Records; Chinese author Chen Xiwo; Chantelle Winnie - the first high profile model with the skin condition vitiligo.

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  • Weekend Activist, Widows, Harmony

    Sat, 11 Oct 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Sandira Michael and Tony Packeer- memories of a 1986 Colombo plane bomb; Kolkata widows return home; Dawn Faizey Webster the woman who blinked her way to a degree; Indonesian forest campaigner 'Mama' Aleta Baun; Catrin and Seckou the harp duo from Wales and Senegal

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  • I Survived Japanese Volcano Eruption

    Thu, 9 Oct 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    Kuroda Terutoshi: Caught up in the Mount Ontake eruption; Gunther Holtorf: Record-breaking round-the-world-tour in his car; Siemen Cox: Financial advisor turned mushroom farmer; Catrin and Seckou: Harp duo from Wales and Senegal

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