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12/07/2011

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 12 July 2011

Extraordinary personal stories from around the world. Today, the Indian seaman reunited with his family after 11 months as a hostage of Somali pirates.

Also, the dangerous world of dating in Tehran, explored by British/Iranian writer Kamin Mohammadi.

And the glories of an Englishman's shed - Jon Earl tells us how he records entire bands in his small garden shed.

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