We have followed Ahmed Fadaam for six years - during the Iraq War and after U.S. troops pulled out. This month, he moved to the U.S. with his family, and he now faces the challenge many immigrants have faced - to find a place in America.
More than 25 people were killed in a series of coordinated attacks in the Pakistan city of Lahore last week. Faizaan Peerzada runs an art center in Lahore. On the evening of the day when the attacks took place, Faizaan drove through the city to the BBC studios to speak with Dick Gordon. Faizaan says he was willing to take the risk because his arts organization depends on international support.
Dr. Kasereka "Jo" Lusi performs operations on war victims in some of the hardest-hit areas of the Congo, often under the crudest of conditions. More than once, he's had to literally run for his life, as he's now become a target for guerillas. Also on the show: a woman's adventure following the scent of a stranger's perfume.
Pat Harris served in the first Gulf War and came home with classic signs of PTSD. She would crack the windows to find enemies and shop online to avoid the supermarket meat aisle. But while Pat was gone, her then 9-year-old daughter Patricia was going through trauma as well.
John Kernell has heard the story series we call “your story" and wrote in with his. When John was young, he says he almost washed out of Naval Air Training because “I kept screwing up.” But the Navy gave him a mentor to settle his nerves. And one day he got the ultimate test: his plane came under attack.
Iraqis went to the polls 6 weeks ago, expecting to choose a new government, but it hasn't actually worked out that way. Ahmed Fadaam noticed that people on the street were doing something curious with the campaign posters.