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20/05/2009

Duration:
23 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 20 May 2009

Human stories from behind the global headlines. With Matthew Bannister.

On today's programme: Niromi de Soyza; and John Oluwasanya of Generation 2012.

Niromi de Soyza
As the Sri Lankan government celebrates the end of its long battle with Tamil Tiger insurgents, we hear from Niromi de Soyza who fought with the Tigers as a teenager and is still coming to terms with her experiences more than 20 years on.

Generation 2012: John Oluwasanya
In the latest of our series on young people living near the site of the 2012 London Olympics, we meet John Oluwasanya and hear about his passion for sport.

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