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Extraordinary first person stories from around the world

26:52 | May 19th, 2018

When US drug enforcement agent Drew Hogan started searching for the world's most wanted drug lord, Joaquín Guzmán or 'El Chapo,' he wasn't aware how consumed he would become with the hunt. From organi...Show More

26:28 | Feb 15th

In May 2019 Saray Khumalo became the first black African woman to summit Everest. She defied those who didn't believe she could achieve her dream of climbing the world’s highest peaks. The trek to the...Show More
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17:03 | Feb 14th

In 2003, Nakout Sylvia was kidnapped in Uganda by the Lord’s Resistance Army who murdered her husband and separated from her children. She was taken to a LRA stronghold in the Democratic Republic of t...Show More

17:40 | Feb 13th

For World Radio Day, Outlook has put together some of our favourite stories about radio and how it has helped communities and listeners in unexpected ways. We hear from Luis Huincache Panchillo, who ...Show More

19:21 | Feb 12th

Conor Madden was playing Hamlet in Cork at the age of 24, the best role of his young career, when an on-stage accident changed his life forever. During a fight scene a sword fractured Conor’s skull. H...Show More
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