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The Afghan physio who survived a landmine
Shukrullah Zeerak wanted to help others after he lost his leg in a landmine explosion
How we pulled off 'the rescue of the century'
Vernon Unsworth oversaw the huge operation to save 12 Thai schoolboys trapped in a cave.
‘Dad please don’t sell my sister, sell me.’
Shari Ho from Taiwan was sold as a slave by her father when she was just seven years old
How cooking landed me in a Syrian prison
Chef Majeda Khouri got arrested for cooking food for displaced people in Damascus
The painful secret I hid from my twin
When Alex lost his memories his identical twin helped him restore them, or some of them
My child and spouse came out as trans
The story of how a family coped with two seismic revelations and are now closer than ever
I stole a plane to escape the military
53 years ago Theo Van Eijck flew from Malta to Libya to start a new life
The rescue dog that rescued me
Sean Laidlaw rescued Barrie from Syria in 2018 and now she helps him to overcome his PTSD
The struggle of Soweto's 'Lion King'
It was a long road to the recording studio for Lebo M who wrote songs for the hit movie
The making of the 'Wish Man'
How a poor boy who was abandoned by his mother grew up to grant children’s dying wishes
The priest who came out at 91
After a life of hiding his sexuality, former priest Stanley Underhill finally feels free
Joining the racist gang that tormented me
Actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje joined a racist gang as a teenager for his own protection
The diver trapped inside an iceberg
Jill Heinerth was exploring submerged frozen caves when crisis hit
The rebel lawyer transforming Malaysia
Cecil Rajendra set up the first legal aid clinics in shacks
The 'deepest man on earth'
Herbert Nitsch broke the record for deepest free dive but fell asleep on the way back up
Why I love the woman who killed my son
Tiki Finlayson forgave the woman who killed her son in a drink-driving accident
The inside story of a Muslim drag queen
Amrou al-Kadhi on their complex identity - Muslim, gay, non-binary drag queen
Finding the whale that nearly killed me
The epic search for the whale that landed on a filmmaker’s kayak and changed his life
Life as the UK's first black TV reporter
Broadcasting legend Sir Trevor McDonald looks back on his life and career
A mother's battle for her son's education
At risk of losing her son Virginia Walden Ford fought to change the US education system
Remembrance 2019: Tales of love and war
Remarkable stories of war, its impact on people’s lives and the love that transcends it
The street kid and the plastic camera
Photographer Vicky Roy got his break taking photos of his friends on the streets of Delhi
Why my mother lied about her race
In her 40s Gail Lukasik discovered that her ‘white’ mother was in fact multiracial
Confronting my grandma and my nation over FGM
Ifrah Ahmed went through FGM as a child. Now she fights to ban the practice in Somalia
The secret world of our dying son
Mats Steen found friendship and escape in an online fantasy land
The treasure hunters
Stories of two very different men recovering lost and stolen treasures
Pulling a plane doesn’t make me strong
How police officer Grant Edwards, once Australia’s strongest man, faced his inner trauma
Celebrating the power of words - from rescued love letters, to old age poetry writing.
Jade and Melissa speak to a woman who has had food addiction since she was a child.
Anabel and Edwina - A Great Gift
Mother and adopted daughter on constantly being asked specific questions about adoption.
2. Beyond the Warp
Diane Morgan celebrates the life and work of Ken Campbell
Nicky Price sits in (20/11/2019)
Nicky Price sits in with the light and shade of Gloucestershire. Real life, your life.