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The miner from Tanzania who went down to rescue his friends, and became trapped himself.
Somayya Jabarti is editor of the English-language Saudi Gazette.
Sherpa Dawa Tashi was the only one of his group to survive an avalanche on Everest.
Whilst in prison for planning an armed robbery, John McAvoy broke sporting world records.
Hit Record: stories of people documenting lives, from miners in China to writers in Egypt
Thu 19 Nov 2015
The former Peshmerga fighter campaigning for victims of so-called "honour killings"
Wed 18 Nov 2015
The photographer who stepped in to help a Chinese miner struggling with lung disease
Tue 17 Nov 2015
After leaving the US Navy American Chad Brown says he swapped his gun for a fishing rod
Mon 16 Nov 2015
Egyptian Nawal El Saadawi on her extraordinary life as a writer and activist.
Sun 15 Nov 2015
Defying expectations: Burmese punks and a US addict whose lives have had surprising turns
Thu 12 Nov 2015
The Kenyan woman who led a campaign to save her community from deadly pollution
Wed 11 Nov 2015
Jake Shimabukuro's cover of a George Harrison song has been viewed fourteen million times
Tue 10 Nov 2015
Allan Haber spent over 15 years in prison for drug dealing but now he's a criminal lawyer
Mon 9 Nov 2015
In Australia's Northern Territory Mick Pitman is known simply as Crocodile Mick.
Sun 8 Nov 2015
Alien worlds: From a cosmonaut stuck in space to a diver 250m below the Earth's surface
Thu 5 Nov 2015
Don Shirley was 250 metres underwater cave diving when his equipment failed
Wed 4 Nov 2015
Ramtin Ghazavi was overheard singing by an Italian tourist, who helped launch his career
Tue 3 Nov 2015
Pardeep Kaleka's father was shot dead at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, USA in 2012
Mon 2 Nov 2015
Abdul Ahad Mohmand was returning from a space mission when his engines failed
Thu 11 Jun 2015
The Iranian activist who tries to get the family of a murder victim to forgive the killer
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