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25/08/2009

Personal stories behind the news from all over the world. With George Arney.

On today's programme: Swat valley teacher; Aborigine guides; Maryland farmer; Miami drag racers.

Personal stories behind the news from all over the world. With George Arney.

On today's programme: Swat valley teacher; Aborigine guides; Maryland farmer; Miami drag racers.

Swat Valley Teacher
As schools reopen in Pakistan's Swat Valley, the BBC's Zubeida Malik catches up with 'Samira', who teaches at a girls' school. Do women have more freedom now?

Aboriginal Tour Guides
Neville Poelina from Western Australia tells us how survival skills going back tens of thousands of years are now helping aboriginals make a living as local tourist guides.

Maryland Farmer
Following our series on farming families in the US, we talk to an Outlook listener who volunteers at a community farm in Maryland.

Drag Racing
We hear from one set of American car enthusiasts who've remained unaffected by the recession, as Andy Gallagher meets the drag racers of Miami.

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Tue 25 Aug 2009 12:32GMT

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