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16/05/2012

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 16 May 2012

Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today an Ecuadorian immigrant who's leading a rebellion against Spanish banks, a British teenager who's just won a place at Russia's world famous Bolshoi ballet school and one of the few Afghan women to be a village head.

  • Afghanistan's supergran crimebuster on wheels

    Afghanistan's supergran crimebuster on wheels

    "When you have a problem, I'll speak to the government on your behalf and whenever there is any disturbance at night-time, I'll pick up my gun and come to your house to see what's going on"

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