The Right Thing: The Inseparable Twins

Senegalese twins Marieme and Ndeye were born sharing much of their bodies, and doctors advised that an attempt to separate them would be fatal for Marieme. But Marieme’s heart condition put both twins in danger. Mike Wooldridge hears from their father, Ibrahima Ndiaye, a devout Sufi Muslim who had to face an impossible dilemma – whether his daughters should be separated.

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A very emotional experience.

Simon Pitts, Commissioning Editor, BBC World Service
24th April 2020
Presented by Mike Wooldridge
Produced by Paul Arnold and Saba Zaman
Association for International Broadcasting Awards (AIB) 2020

Shortlisted – Human Interest: Radio and Audio