Temple Bell Saved Me From Floods

Vijender Negi is 35 years old and lives in the Garhwal Himalayas. He describes how he survived the floods in nothern India by clinging to a bell in a Hindu temple. And, we meet Pin Phoonam, the Cambodian girl who went from scavenging for empty bottles to being a contortionist, by joining a circus school and travelling the world.

Laxmi Tendurkal Dhaul describes how she uncovered her parents extraordinary past - and the huge influence that Ghandi had on their relationship. Plus, French-born Bea Johnson, author of Zero Waste Home, explains why she's on a mission to produce no rubbish at all!

And, the gospel singing Blind Boys of Alabama tell how they have managed being on the road for 70 years.

(Image: Kedarnath Temple, 20 June 2013: a bystander photographs the debris after the flash-flood. Credit: STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images.)

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