Past Imperfect / Baroness Aminka Helic

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Can adversity ever be an advantage? Can early trauma shape future success? Times’ columnists, Rachel Sylvester and Alice Thomson interview notable people about the challenges they faced in their lives. What impact did these have on their identities and on their careers? Today Baroness Helic, a former  refugee describes fleeing the war in Bosnia, with only her black leather jacket and her extraordinary journey to the Foreign Office and the House of Lords.  


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