The 'Lost Hero' of 9/11

The Lost Hero of 9/11 - the amazing story of Jason Thomas, the US former marine who worked for twenty days helping to retrieve bodies from the rubble of the World Trade Center. No-one knew his name until five years later when he saw himself portrayed in a film trailer.

Also we meet Nigerian writer Chinelo Okparanta whose collection of short stories was short-listed for this year's Caine Prize for African Writing.

We catch up with the oldest Hip Hop dance group in the world, the Hip Operation Crew from New Zealand, who've just performed at the World Hip Hop Championships in Las Vegas.

And we hear from the young British Muslim woman who went speed dating in search of a husband.

Picture: The wrecked remains of the World Trade Center, New York smoulder after the 9/11 terrorist attacks
Credit: Alex Fuchs/AFP/Getty Images

Release date:

Available now

55 minutes

Last on

Fri 13 Sep 2013 02:06 GMT

Outlook Inspirations 2016

The Outlook Inspirations 50

Amazing stories from Outlook Inspirations 2016

Related Links