Main content

The Return

At just three days old, Kati Pohler was left on a street in the Chinese city of Suzhou, then adopted by an American family. 20 years later she returns to meet her birth parents.

At just three days old, Kati Pohler was left on a street in the Chinese city of Suzhou. At the time China's 'one-child policy' banned parents from having a second baby and many were abandoned. Kati's parents left a note with their daughter asking whoever raised her to bring her back to meet them at the 'Broken Bridge in Hangzhou' at a set date in the future. Kati was adopted by an American family and moved to the USA. Over twenty years later she is now returning to China to meet her birth parents, for the first time...

30 minutes

Broadcasts

Going hungry in Venezuela

Going hungry in Venezuela

The BBC's Vladimir Hernandez on Venezuela's failure to get food on people's tables.

House of horrors

House of horrors

The house where the Philippines' forgotten 'comfort women' were held.

Disabled and Displaced

Disabled and Displaced

READ MORE: How hard is it to be a Syrian refugee with a disability?

Killing the Ganges

Killing the Ganges

Can the poisoned river be saved?