Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today Nik Wallenda, the man who made history by walking across Niagara Falls on a high wire. He is the seventh generation of the tightrope dynasty known as the Flying Wallendas.

Also the Colombian teacher who looks after the exotic animals abandoned by drug barons.

And, in Edible City, an Iranian woman in London explains why carrot rice reminds her of her roots.

(Image: Tightrope walker Wallenda walks the high wire over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls. Credit: Reuters)

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Thu 28 Jun 2012 01:32 GMT

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