Early on, singer-songwriter David Gray and writer Aleksandar Hemon struggled to be heard at home. But when they found acceptance abroad, their own countries-and the world-soon caught up. Segment 1: David Gray's Life in Slow Motion. It took David Gray ten years to achieve global success. It took him even longer to come to peace with it. Segment 2: Nowhere Man. Exiled from his homeland, Aleksandar Hemon witnessed from afar the horrors of the Bosnian war. He vowed to never let the world forget.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 809
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