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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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  • Stalked By My Ex-Boyfriend

    Tue, 2 Sep 14

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    50 mins

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    Alison Hewitt on being stalked; Elizabeth Hawley in Himalayas; swimming in Donetsk; edible art.

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  • They Call Me 'The God Of Sight'

    Mon, 1 Sep 14

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    Sanduk Ruit, the Nepali surgeon restoring sight to thousands; Adrain Chesser, the American photographer who snapped his friends' reactions to his AIDS diagnosis; AJ Gogia, the New York cab driver who's helping his fellow migrants break into the taxi trade; Chinese musician Wu Wei.

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  • Weekend Wrongly Jailed, Skating Cop and Snakes

    Sun, 31 Aug 14

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    27 mins

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    Michael Morton-wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in a US prison; Indian snake rescuer Gowri Shankar; Azeri journalist Sevinj Osmanqizi spent years investigating her dad's death after his helicopter was shot down in 1991; the heavily pregnant Indian woman who braved a monsoon-swollen river reach maternity unit; Wisconsin's skateboarding cop

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  • Pregnant Woman Who Swam To Hospital

    Thu, 28 Aug 14

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    The heavily pregnant Indian woman who braved a monsoon-swollen river to reach a hospital; Helen Macdonald on how training a goshawk helped her to deal with her father's death; Wisconsin's skateboarding cop; and Ben Fong-Torres, legendary Rolling Stone journalist.

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  • My Father's Helicopter Was Shot Down

    Wed, 27 Aug 14

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    Azeri journalist Sevinj Osmanqizi who's spent years investigating her dad's death after his helicopter was shot down in 1991; best seller Chinese author Jung Chang; Bruce Campbell, the American man who has built a home out of a decommissioned plane; Indian snake rescuer Gowri Shankar.

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  • Helping disabled people in Bangladesh

    Tue, 26 Aug 14

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    Valerie Taylor, who's devoted her life to helping paralysed people in Bangladesh; Tas Pappas, the skateboarding world champion who ended up in prison but has now turned his life around; Julio de Almeida, the former Brazilian convict who's served his sentence but now wants to stay on the island where he was incarcerated; teenage writing sensation Anna Caltabiano.

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  • "The innocent man"

    Mon, 25 Aug 14

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    Michael Morton- wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in a US prison; Norwegian writer Tore Renberg; the 85-year-old mountain runner

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  • Mending minds, statues and trombones

    Sat, 23 Aug 14

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    Mending minds in Afghanistan; artist Alison Lapper famous for her Trafalgar Square statue; the young woman from El Salvador jailed for a miscarriage; and New Orleans jazz musician Trombone Shorty.

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  • Undercover In Saudi Arabia

    Thu, 21 Aug 14

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    Saudi undercover reporter Safa Al Ahmad; Ugandan entrepreneur Daniel Okalany; Mysore's woman taxi-driver Selvi; translating for immigrant children in the United States; and army reservist turned novelist K.T. Medina.

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  • My Body Made Me Famous

    Wed, 20 Aug 14

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    Artist Alison Lapper, famous for her Trafalgar Square statue; Turkish mayor Leyla Imret; and African-American soprano Jessye Norman.

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