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First broadcast:
Wednesday 27 January 2010

Personal stories behind the news from all over the world. With Matthew Bannister.

Alex Inglis; Islam becoming popular in Brazil

Alex Inglis
A British mother who injected her brain-damaged son with a lethal dose of heroin was found guilty of murder last week. We hear from one of her other sons - Alex - who
describes the condition his brother was in and says he understands why his mother did what she did and that he too, could have done the same thing.

Islam in Brazil
Brazil is traditionally a Catholic country, but recently a growing number of people there have decided to turn to Islam. For Outlook, reporter Alfonso Daniels investigates what is driving this trend and what kind of people have decided to embrace a whole new religion.


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