Jul 30, 2019
Eric Dargent devoted his life to surfing — the bigger the waves, the better. He wouldn’t let anything get in his way of his passion, not even a life-altering shark attack. After losing half of his leg, he set out to pursue a new dream, for himself and countless others.
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Jul 23, 2019
Cédric Herrou lived a quiet life as an olive farmer on the border between France and Italy until he began to offer shelter for hundreds of migrants struggling to cross into France. But when the French state took him to court for his actions, it would take Cédric and a small community of volunteers to convince a...
Jul 16, 2019
When Oliver Cousin's grandparents passed away, he promised to
honor the winemaking traditions they had passed down to him. But
when the French state got involved with his product, he decided to
fight to the end for his natural wine.
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Jul 9, 2019
Elodie Lauret yearned to discover what was beyond the island of
La Réunion. But when she set off to Europe in search of better
opportunity, she realized over time that the island would always be
her place to call home.
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Jun 25, 2019
For a long time, Paris was the only place Alexia Sena considered home. But when Alexia began to wonder how she would pass down her Cameroonian heritage to her mixed-race daughter born in France, she decided to move back to Cameroon with her family in search of the identity she thought she lost.
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