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'We are people - don't forget us': Tales from suffering economies

As we approach the end of one of the most turbulent years in financial history, BBC World News viewers have sent us their own experiences of the economic situation in their country.

For some it has been 12 months of misery and cuts, for others a boom has seen more employment opportunities and investment in their town or city.

Three women in Spain, Greece and Ireland tell their stories.

  • 26 Dec 2011