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Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
||CleanShocking Find in Search for My Parents||Jenna Cook was abandoned as a baby and returned to China to look for her birth family||5/3/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCartoonist helping Syria's kids||The Syrian illustrator creating images of hope for children traumatised by the conflict||5/2/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanOutlook Weekend: Pick of the Week||Extraordinary childhood homes: growing up on a boat in Alaska and in an Australian zoo||4/30/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanI didn't know my name until I was 18||Poet Lemn Sissay grew up in foster care unaware of his real name and identity||4/28/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMy Childhood in a Mexican Prison||Pedro Martín Núñez’s journey from convict to pastor.||4/27/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAn American lawyer in Afghanistan||Kimberley Motley on representing Farkhunda's family||4/26/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanI loved this orangutan like a sister||Australian zoo keeper Kylie Bullo released the first zoo-born orangutan into the wild.||4/25/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanOutlook Weekend: Pick of the Week||Patience: Catching frogs in India and recording history in Iran||4/23/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMy father was killed defending Palmyra||Zenobia al-Asaad's father Khaled, head of antiquities at Palmyra, was beheaded by IS.||4/21/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCapturing history with a baby in my arms||Iranian photographer who documented the Islamic Revolution on the streets of Tehran||4/20/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanTurkish TV star rescuing street kids||Turgay Tanülkü and his wife have fostered 100s of children||4/19/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Orthodox Jewish fashion designers||The Hasidic Jewish sisters in Australia who affirm their identity through fashion design||4/18/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanOne man's quest to find MH370 plane||The American lawyer on a solo mission to find the missing Malaysian airline||4/14/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanRunning for the love of my husband||When Lisa Hallet's soldier husband was killed, she began running to cope with her grief||4/12/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanOutlook Weekend: Pick of the Week||Identity: Four thought-provoking perspectives - brains, forgiveness, and top hats.||4/9/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Boy Forced to Wear a Suicide Vest||Hilal Hamidi was kidnapped by the Taliban and trained to be a suicide bomber||4/7/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanKate Bornstein: Not-Man, Not-Woman||American artist and writer Kate Bornstein identifies as not-man, not-woman||4/6/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMy Mother Was Killed For Being HIV+||Mandisa Dlamini returned to her community in South Africa to meet her mother's killers||4/5/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanGrieving Mother Directs Delhi Traffic||Dorris Francis saves lives at the busy road junction where her daughter was killed||4/4/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMisadventures on the high seas||The MacFadyen family tried to sail the world in a boat they built with no experience||12/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanSeeking forgiveness on Iran's death row||The Iranian activist who tries to get the family of a murder victim to forgive the killer||6/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
This is a great program with facinating stories from across the world. You will not find headline news but nevertheless, very informative stories. Well done!
This is a stellar interview program. And Matthew Bannister is quite simply the best there is at what he does. As a cynical old newsman myself, I can say that Mr. Bannister informs his listeners as well as entertaining them and treating them with the same dignity he affords his guests. What a man! What a professional! Thank you, sir.
Exceptional! A breath of fresh air!
I discovered this on my iPhone through my PRI app on a long trip in the car. Cannot get enough now. Looking forward to my four hour trip home today now. Thank you for such refreshing stories.