In RaW Voices: True Stories of Hardship and Hope, Vanessa Feltz meets men and women who have overcome great difficulties to change their worlds, and asks each to tell their own story.These extraordinary people were brought together from all walks of life by the BBC's Reading and Writing campaign (RaW), and they all show us what we can do to take control of our future, achieve new goals and reach ever-greater heights. These amazing real-life journeys are a tribute to the strength of the human spirit. Gripping, funny, sometimes sad and always inspiring, they will strike a chord in us all.
Broadcaster and columnist Vanessa Feltz currently presents a three-hour current affairs radio phone-in in the mornings on BBC London 94.9, from 9:00am, Monday to Saturday. She also has a regular column in the Daily Express. In the past, she has hosted and presented her own television show on both ITV and BBC and she has appeared on Celebrity Big Brother and related spin-offs. Vanessa has two daughters and lives in North London.