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'Mayor' of Zaatari

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 15 July 2013

Kilian Kleinschmidt, is the United Nations troubleshooter in charge of more than 100,000 Syrian refugees at the Zaatari camp in Jordan. He explains that he has had to develop a thick skin to deal with the traumas he sees.

Also, Pascale Honore the disabled Australian woman who goes surfing by taping herself to a man's back. And, the Indian man who is building a replica of the Taj Mahal as a memorial to his late wife. Plus, British novelist Rose Tremain tells us why she decided to write a sequel to her best known book Restoration.

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