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DW’s correspondents profile local leaders, activists, artists, musicians, rich and poor, ordinary and extraordinary people from around the globe, whose lives tell us more about the world we live in.
This week, read about May Chidiac, who was one of Lebanon’s star TV anchors and one of the most outspoken journalists in her country. One day, as she was getting in her car a bomb exploded underneath her. Against all odds, she survived.
Here’s May Chidiac’s story.
What’s your story?
DateWednesday 06.03.2013 | 10:30
Lebanese student encourages others to donate blood to save lives
If you live in a country with no centralized blood bank, where do you go if you need a transfusion? For Lebanese pharmacy student, Yorgui Keyrouz, the answer was his mobile phone. Lebanon’s health sector was in tatters following the country’s 15 year civil war, so Yorgui started an initiative to fill the gaping hole and he’s saved 15,000 lives already.
Listen to the report by Dalila Mahdawi:
DateWednesday 16.05.2012 | 14:15