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We saved 47 drowning migrants

Matthew Bannister talks to Vito Fiorino about a fishing trip earlier this month when he and his friends came across hundreds of migrants in the sea off Lampedusa.

True life stories:
Italian Vito Fiorino remembers the fishing trip when he and his friends came across hundreds of migrants struggling in the sea of Lampedusa, and managed to save 47.

American screenwriter Joe Eszterhas tells us how his own life - as a refugee, and with a father who turned out to have been a Nazi sympathiser - has influenced his work.

Also, life with Kurdish fighters in the mountains bordering Iran and Iraq described by writer Hawre Pshko.

And American couple Kenneth Leedom and Peter Cott on a partnership of nearly 60 years - with not one serious argument.

Picture: Vito Fiorino (2nd left) with 3 migrants he saved

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