Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today, Somali doctor Hawa Abdi, whose 'extraordinary strength, courage and tenacity' have earned her a nomination for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. Jo Fidgen hears from her and her daughter Deqo Mohamed, who's just returned from Somalia.

Then to Taiwan to meet Chang Chieh-Kuan, who's devoted his life to the traditional printing press.

We also hear from Fred Rowe, a Londoner who turned his back on crime after making friends with singer Ian Dury. His story is told in Blitz Kids by Sean Longden.

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Fri 6 Apr 2012 01:32 GMT

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