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22/08/2011

The daughter of Kandahar's assassinated mayor grieves for her father.

Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today, the daughter of Ghulam Haider Hamidi - the mayor of Kandahar who was killed by a suicide bomber last month - describes how her father had returned to Kandahar from the US in the hope of serving his country.

Also in the programme, Nigeria's first female mechanic, Sandra Aguebor-Ekperuoh, tells us why she's determined to empower other women in her country.

And Rodney Fox, the Australian who was nearly killed by a shark, tells us why he's devoted his life to understanding them.

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28 minutes

Last on

Tue 23 Aug 2011 10:05GMT

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  • Mon 22 Aug 2011 14:32GMT
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  • Tue 23 Aug 2011 01:32GMT
  • Tue 23 Aug 2011 10:05GMT

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