Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today, the chance encounter in Cairo which brought new life to a young woman cut off from the world for ten years.

Also, the lifelong Nigerian rainforest activist Odigha Odigha, and Mexican poet Javier Sicilia who is campaigning for peace after his son was killed by a drug gang.

And from Moscow, a man who has devoted his life to chasing the Yeti or Abominable Snowman.

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28 minutes

Last on

Mon 17 Oct 2011 10:05 GMT

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