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Ten people who really stepped up

Every so often, an event inspires people to become amazing. Or they are born amazing. Or they step up when things are tough and try to make the world a better place. Meet ten such wonderful human beings.

I was paralysed but I danced at my wedding

How a paralysed bride danced at her wedding

Jaquie Goncher stunned guests at her wedding when she walked down the aisle

I capture fog that takes water to the poor

The fog catcher who brings water to the poor

How Abel Cruz's fog nets are catching water for the slums in Lima

I'm the homeless man who stopped a bomb

The homeless hero who stopped a bomb

Lee Parker was homeless when he came across a bag in a bin - it turned out to be a bomb

I risk my life to be the first conductor in Afghanistan

Would you risk your life for music?

19 year-old Negin Khpalwak on the dangers of being Afghanistan's first female conductor

I was the only survivor of an airline crash

'Miracle Girl': Air Crash Sole Survivor

Bahia Bakari was 13 when she survived an air crash which killed everyone else on board

I am the 'orangutan whisperer'

The Orangutan Whisperer

Leif Cocks is introducing orangutans who've been in captivity back into the forests

I made a mechanical arm out of scrap metal

'I made a mechanical arm out of scrap metal.'

I Wayan Sumardana from Bali made an arm for himself after he had a stroke

I'm Rajasthan's first female firefighter

The first female firefighter in Rajasthan

Indian women used not to be able to become firefighters but Sita Khacik changed all that

I give free haircuts to the homeless

The Streets Barber: Giving Haircuts to the Homeless

Nasir Sobhani overcame drug addiction and now gives free haircuts to the homeless

The woman trying to stop girls being bullied in the Lebanon

A solution to Arab sexism: Teaching girls to fight back

Joumana Haddad, author of 'Superman is an Arab', believes in teaching girls self defence