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The Boy with Two Hearts: A Story of Hope - BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 29 June - 3 July 2020
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The Boy with Two Hearts: A Story of Hope - BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 29 June - 3 July 2020 (Hardback)

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** BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK 29 JUNE - 3 JULY 2020 READ BY SANJEEV BHASKAR (GOODNESS GRACIOUS ME, THE KUMARS AT NO. 42 AND MORE) **







'Enthralling' Daily Mail







'The Boy With Two Hearts truly epitomises the strength of the human spirit.' Asifa Lahore - Britain's First Out Muslim Drag Queen and LGBT+ activist







A powerful tale of a family in crisis, and a moving love letter to the NHS







Herat, Afghanistan, 2000. A

mother speaks out against the

fundamentalist leaders of her

country. Meanwhile, her family's

watchful eyes never leave their

beloved son and brother, whose

rare heart condition means that

he will never lead a normal life.







When the Taliban gave an order for

the execution of Hamed Amiri's mother,

the family knew they had to escape,

starting what would be a long and

dangerous journey, across Russia and

through Europe, with the UK as their

ultimate destination.





Travelling as refugees for a year and a

half, they suffered attacks from mafia and

police; terrifying journeys in strangers'

cars; treks across demanding terrain;

days spent hidden in lorries without food

or drink; and being robbed at gunpoint of

every penny they owned.







The family's need to reach the UK

was intensified by their eldest son's

deteriorating condition, and the prospect

of life-saving treatment it offered.







The Boy with Two Hearts is not only a

tale of a family in crisis, but a love letter

to the NHS, which provided hope and

reassurance as they sought asylum in the

UK and fought to save their loved ones.

BiographyMemoirsBiographyTrue storiesTrue stories of heroism, endurance & survival Publisher: Icon Books Ltd Publication Date: 18/06/2020 ISBN-13: 9781785786198  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Hamed Amiri was born in Herat, Afghanistan, and grew up under Taliban rule before escaping at the age of ten. He is a motivational speaker and influencer in the education sector, and a board member at Coleg Gwent, Wales. In 2016 he was awarded the Inspiring the Next Generation Award by the University of South Wales for services to education and young people. Inspired by his late brother's passion for positive change in society, Hamed's mission is to share his family's story with a wide audience and change perceptions surrounding refugees and diversity. This is his first book.

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