Inside Story: Feb 4
Inside Story profiles Dr Munjed Al Muderis, an Iraqi refugee who has become a skilled orthopedic surgeon.
Inside Story returns for a fourth series on Thursday with Leila McKinnon.
Featuring stories “from the heart-warming to the heartbreaking – human dramas, adventures, mysteries, medical miracles and real-life crime – stories that shock, entertain, intrigue and challenge” the first episode is “Walking Free.”
How could Arnold Schwarzenegger possibly inspire a 12-year-old boy to become one of the world’s great orthopedic surgeons?
A good question, and just one of many intriguing twists in the life of Dr Munjed Al Muderis: A privileged young Iraqi, living in luxury, who defied a dictator and narrowly escaped a bullet in the head; A refugee who arrived here on our shores with nothing. Not even a name – just a number.
And now he’s a proud and brilliant Australian … a miracle worker … who has pioneered revolutionary bionic surgery to help people walk again.
7:30pm Thursday on Nine.