Listeners' stories of incidents and actions that proved to be a turning point in their life.
For Dan Jeffries, an act of kindness proved to be a turning point that saved his own life. Robert Maxim, faced homelessness but found a way to survive for three months, and Alan Pickard turned his social life around – with dance.
Also, Festo Michael Kambarangwe who lived with 50 siblings and 14 stepmothers; Oladipupo Adeola meets a Muslim for the first time and Pam Hawley finds love in an unexpected way.
With contributions from Alla Salah, Misha Anker, Saba Fahim, Jean Richter.
The Response is a new programme which gives you the chance to broadcast a unique story about yourself. The next theme is What My Parents Taught Me. To take part, just find the voice recorder on your phone, make a two minute recording of yourself telling the story and email that recording to us, marked The Response at email@example.com
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