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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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  • Ebola Boy Emptied Hospital

    Wed, 1 Oct 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    30 days remaining

    The doctor who witnessed the arrival of the Ebola virus in his Sierra Leone hospital; the Brazilian travel agent who refuses to use a computer; the artist who makes the most of his shaking hand, and the singer-songwriter Joan Baez at 73.

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  • Football Saved Me From Rwanda Genocide

    Tue, 30 Sep 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    Rwandan goalkeeper who says football saved his life during genocide; guerilla gardening in Los Angeles; Albert Mazibuko from South African singing group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

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  • Caring for Yazidis in Northern Iraq

    Mon, 29 Sep 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    28 days remaining

    The Kurdish doctor caring for refugees fleeing from Islamic State militants; the artist who creates large-scale Lego sculptures; an Australian hospital for dolls; a marathon runner with one leg; saving tress in the Brazilian rain forest.

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  • Survival, Wheels, Justice

    Sat, 27 Sep 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Alain and Dafroza Gauthier devote their spare time to tracking suspected killers from the Rwandan genocide who are hiding in France; the sisters from Iran who found fame singing traditional melodies, despite the restrictions on women performing in public; the American journalist speaking out about mental health after two suicide attempts; the Lebanese girl who became a champion boxer in Germany; the Malawian man who's literally reinventing the wheel.

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  • Buried alive in Nigeria church collapse

    Thu, 25 Sep 14

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    50 mins

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    Talu Tshiwandimoni was trapped in a Lagos church collapse, James Ward on his stationery obsession, Dutch "rubber duck" artist Florentijn Hofman, Davi Kopenawa - shaman from the Amazon, and 9 Lives, the Israeli rock band formed of war veterans.

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  • Photographing Abu Ghraib's detainees

    Wed, 24 Sep 14

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    50 mins

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    The American photographer who's captured very different images of Abu Ghraib detainees ten years on; the French singer Charles Aznavour on still touring at 90; the Lebanese girl who became a champion boxer in Germany; and the Malawian man who's literally reinventing the wheel.

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  • My Dream Job Almost Killed Me

    Tue, 23 Sep 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

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    The American journalist speaking out about mental health after two suicide attempts; the paralysed trumpet player who found a unique way to continue making music; the Dutch policeman-turned-activist who took on the Japanese whalers at sea; and the sisters from Iran who found fame singing traditional melodies, despite the restrictions on women performing in public.

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  • Hunting Rwanda's genocide fugitives

    Mon, 22 Sep 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    Alain and Dafroza Gauthier devote their spare time to tracking suspected killers from the Rwandan genocide who are hiding in France / Reet Aus is an Estonian fashion designer who collects discarded garments from clothing factories and turns them into designer items / Henry Mutebe from Uganda is a one-man NGO who supports dozens of children, provides training for women to become financially independent, and campaigns to keep girls in school / A safari with a difference - when journalist Ralf Stork came back from a two-month stay in South Africa, he missed the amazing wildlife, so he created his own safari at home in Germany.

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  • Bone Tales, and North Korean Prisons

    Fri, 19 Sep 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Ex-North Korean guard Ahn Myung-chul; bodybuilding researcher Tanya Bunsell; Rome's eel-catcher Cesare Bergamini; Kathy Reichs and the stories bones tell; Afghanistan's tulip picnic.

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  • Gunmen Won't Stop Indian Eco Activist

    Thu, 18 Sep 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    Environmental campaigner Ramesh Agrawal; influential guitarist Wizz Jones; Afghan tulip picnic; Sculptor and beekeeper Bill Woodrow.

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