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Operation Lifeline: Canada's Refugee Revolution

How private citizens sponsored Vietnamese boat-people, a charity rock concert for Chernobyl, starring in a Hitchcock murder, the first US female rabbi and clean toilets in India.

How private citizens in Canada sponsored Vietnamese boat-people. Plus the first ever charity rock concert for Chernobyl, the actor who stared in a Hitchcock murder movie, America's first ever female rabbi and Mr Sanitation brings clean toilets in India.

Photo: A Vietnamese boat crowded with refugees runs aground on the Malaysian coast. 1979 (BBC)

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Sun 4 Jun 2017 23:06GMT

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