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Hello and welcome to my website. I am a British-born, naturalized American, living in California. Based in Los Angeles, I work as a correspondent for BBC television, radio and digital outlets, covering everything from US politics and world affairs to technology, natural disasters and Hollywood. I also host the Live Long and Master Aging (LLAMA) podcast. My special interest is the science of human longevity - food, fasting, exercise and long-term health. All views expressed reflect my personal experiences. I advise anyone considering adopting a new diet or fitness regime to first consult with their doctor. Links on this site are to my personal portfolio of audio, video and text. Copyright of broadcast works remain with the BBC and LLAMA podcast content with Healthspan Media LLC. Thanks for the visit!

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Haben Girma, deaf-blind disability rights advocate

Haben Girma and Peter Bowes (Photo: Tim Myers)
Haben Girma, a deaf blind disability rights advocate, has a powerful message about access to education and technology for the disabled.

Haben uses a digital Braille system to communicate and was the first deaf blind student to graduate from Harvard Law School.

We met at her office in Berkeley, California, for an interview, as part of the BBC's Women of Africa series. Full story.

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