Tsunami girl - back from the dead after seven years
The former drug addict who's now helping London's homeless.
The Pakistani schoolgirl whose anti-Taliban diary won her a peace award.
The top UN diplomat kidnapped and held hostage by al-Qaeda in Niger.
The Italian Deputy Mayor who spent hours rescuing passengers from the Costa Concordia.
The Indian couple who revealed on television that they were HIV positive.
The singer with Burma's first Western-style girl group
Stephen Lawrence's schoolfriend Duwayne Brooks, on witnessing his racist killing.
The mother who lost three of her children in the Haitian earthquake of 2010.
The Syrian artist who got beaten up after drawing caricatures of the country's President.