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CNN's Dr. Gupta travels to Hogewey, a small village in Weesp, the Netherlands, where every resident has severe dementia.

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World's Untold Stories: Dementia Villageupdated Wed Jul 10 2013 19:35:48

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers a look inside Hogewey's community supermarket, where residents shop with their caretakers

World's Untold Stories: Dementia Villageupdated Wed Jul 10 2013 17:21:18

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to the Netherlands for a look at a revolutionary new way of caring for dementia patients

World's Untold Stories: Dementia Villageupdated Tue Jul 09 2013 11:52:04

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with a co-founder of Hogewey about why she and her team built the elder care facility

World's Untold Stories: Adopting Africaupdated Fri Mar 15 2013 12:54:04

Part three of "Adopting Africa." CNN's Isha Sesay takes a look at the red flags waving over Uganda's adoption boom.

World's Untold Stories: Adopting Africaupdated Fri Mar 15 2013 12:46:26

CNN's Isha Sesay takes a look at the red flags waving over Uganda's adoption boom.

World's untold stories: Adopting Africaupdated Fri Mar 15 2013 12:32:50

In part one of "Adopting Africa," CNN's Isha Sesay takes a look at the red flags waving over Uganda's adoption boom.

Daughter hopes tapes solve murderupdated Thu May 24 2012 11:26:59

The daughter of a woman killed in Northern Ireland's violence hopes tapes made by fighters can bring some closure.

Recordings reveal Belfast murder secretsupdated Thu May 24 2012 07:05:55

CNN's Nic Robertson brings us the story of one woman whose high-profile murder was never solved.

No One Left Behindupdated Wed Feb 01 2012 14:54:00

A team dedicated to finding, recovering and identifying every missing U.S. service member opens its doors to CNN.

Finding the fallenupdated Wed Feb 01 2012 14:52:39

The Joint POW-MIA Accounting Command combs battle sites around the world looking for fallen troops.

A fitting burial for U.S. troopsupdated Wed Feb 01 2012 14:52:18

After bringing home the remains of fallen U.S. troops, a forensic team confirms their identity before burial.

Identifying dead U.S. troopsupdated Thu Jan 26 2012 06:13:59

Forensic anthropologist Dr. Robert Mann shows how a photo and a skull can help identify the remains of U.S troops.

They call it 'corrective rape'updated Mon Nov 07 2011 13:00:40

20-year-old Zukiswa Gaca tells CNN why she ended up lying on a railway track attempting to take her own life.

'Corrective rape' motivated by hateupdated Mon Nov 07 2011 12:56:50

"Corrective rape" remains unrecognized by South Africa's corrective system. To the victims, it means fear and injustice.

A victim's quest for justiceupdated Mon Nov 07 2011 12:51:04

After over a year of waiting, Zukiswa Gaca follows up her reported sexual assault with South African authorities.

They call it 'corrective rape'updated Wed Oct 12 2011 10:36:08

Coming up in October's World's Untold Stories.

Terror in Tuscanyupdated Fri Aug 19 2011 12:20:28

On June 29th, 1944, German troops stormed the Tuscan hamlet of San Pancrazio, Italy, killing 73 civilians.

Memories of a massacreupdated Wed Aug 17 2011 13:17:30

After German troops stormed the Tuscan hamlet of San Pancrazio, Italy in 1944, families returned to homes in ruin.

A quest for healing and justiceupdated Wed Aug 17 2011 12:11:29

World's Untold Stories travels to Tuscany where a secret archive uncovered hidden proof of a massacre by Nazi SS.

Memories of a massacreupdated Fri Aug 12 2011 11:45:36

A San Pancrazio massacre survivor leads a tour of the site where 73 people were executed during World War II.

Terror in Tuscany: Behind the scenesupdated Thu Aug 11 2011 14:13:51

The producer of "World's Untold Stories: Terror in Tuscany" discusses the background and inspiration for the program.

'We must never forget' 1944 massacreupdated Thu Aug 11 2011 13:57:31

The Italian community of San Pancrazio gathers for an annual vigil, to remember the victims of a 1944 massacre.

Locked up and forgottenupdated Tue May 24 2011 13:03:47

CNN's David McKenzie looks into a world of anguish and misunderstanding of mentally handicapped individuals.

Preview 'Witness to Disaster: Japan'updated Fri May 20 2011 09:55:46

CNN correspondents share their experiences in a preview of CNN's special report Witness to Disaster: Japan.

Bridging the Pacific part 2updated Mon May 16 2011 08:26:35

In 1970, Marty Connor met a former soldier who devoted his life to returning souvenirs back to the Japanese.

Bridging the Pacific part 1updated Mon May 16 2011 08:24:34

Former U.S. Marine Marty Connor describes what he had to do when he fought on the island of Iwo Jima.

Bridging the Pacific part 3updated Mon May 16 2011 08:19:10

On the receiving end of Marty Connor's shipments to Japan is Masataka Shiokawa, whose father was killed at Okinawa.

Explaining the process for returning flagsupdated Fri May 13 2011 06:36:15

Former U.S. Marine Marty Connor explains the process for returning flags to families of Japanese soldiers who fought in WWII.

Explaining the map of Iwo Jimaupdated Fri May 06 2011 06:49:05

Former U.S. Marine Marty Connor explains the map of Iwo Jima, an island he invaded during World War II.

Bridging the Pacificupdated Thu May 05 2011 06:00:43

World's Untold Stories features an emotional journey, and the efforts to return spoils of war to the dead Japanese soldiers' families.

The search for an Alzheimer's cureupdated Tue Mar 01 2011 05:33:39

Doctors race to test prevention therapies that could lead to a treatment, a delay or a cure for Alzheimer's disease.

Locked up and forgottenupdated Mon Feb 28 2011 05:16:45

CNN's David McKenzie looks into a world of anguish and misunderstanding of mentally handicapped individuals.

Overcoming mental disabilityupdated Mon Feb 28 2011 04:52:51

Edah Maina knows the effort it takes to bring those suffering from the darkness into the light.

Assessing Kenya's handicappedupdated Mon Feb 28 2011 04:51:38

CNN shows you the hardship the poor individuals in Kenya have to go through to help their handicapped children.

CNN crew locked in psychiatric hospitalupdated Fri Feb 25 2011 13:34:03

While filming "Locked Up and Forgotten", David McKenzie and his crew are themselves locked up in a psychiatric hospital.

Locked up in hospitalupdated Thu Feb 24 2011 14:31:31

Patients complain of terrible conditions inside Mathari hospital as CNN's crew is temporarily locked up, too.

Joseph's grim storyupdated Thu Feb 24 2011 14:30:43

Mentally ill Joseph can barely move, but he gets little help from Kenya's cash-strapped health system.

Alzheimer's disease: Fear and hopeupdated Thu Feb 24 2011 08:52:25

The Noonan family describes their struggle with early-onset Alzheimer's, and their hope that a cure could be found in Colombia.

Groundbreaking Alzheimer's studyupdated Thu Feb 24 2011 08:45:54

Doctors hope to learn from Colombian families with genetic mutations, which put them at risk of developing early-onset Alzheimer's

Waiting and worryingupdated Thu Feb 24 2011 08:24:21

Families with a unique genetic mutation are left to wonder who among them will be next to develop Alzheimer's disease.

Joseph's struggleupdated Tue Feb 22 2011 15:41:56

CNN's David McKenzie tells the touching story of a Kenyan mother and her mentally disabled son struggling to survive.

Locked up and forgottenupdated Tue Feb 15 2011 05:40:59

Three million mentally disabled people live in Kenya's slums and villages, most are hidden away, often chained up and abused.

Putting the puzzle togetherupdated Thu Jan 27 2011 07:18:20

Dr. Pierre Tariot, a researcher and psychiatrist, describes the progress that has been made in Alzheimer's research.

Imaging techniques for Alzheimer'supdated Thu Jan 27 2011 06:54:40

Eric Reiman talks with CNN's Felipe Barral about studying different Alzheimer's prevention therapies.

Quick view of a CNN shoot in Colombiaupdated Thu Jan 27 2011 06:45:52

A sped-up record of CNN crew assembling, then dismantling an outdoor camera set-up in Yarumal, Colombia.

Prof: Genes key to Alzheimer's studyupdated Thu Jan 27 2011 06:45:40

Genetic information is crucial to Alzheimer's research, treatment, says neuroscience researcher.

Reducing risks of Alzheimer's diseaseupdated Thu Jan 27 2011 06:45:27

What can you do to reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer's disease? Some medical and lifestyle suggestions.

Testing the difficulty of memory lossupdated Thu Jan 27 2011 06:45:16

Sonia Moreno, Neuropsycologist, University of Antioquia tells CNN about some techniques for measuring memory loss.

Preview of 'Filling the Blank'updated Thu Jan 20 2011 11:32:59

CNN's "World's Untold Stories" presents a powerful documentary on the effects of early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Chasing the American dreamupdated Mon Jan 03 2011 08:14:33

August 2010: World's Untold Stories goes to a migrant hostel where immigrants tell their stories of working in America.

The Taliban way of lifeupdated Fri Dec 24 2010 05:45:52

CNN's Anderson Cooper debriefs Paal Refsdal on how he embedded with the Taliban, what he saw and the images he captured.

Living with the Talibanupdated Fri Dec 24 2010 04:52:15

Independent Norwegian journalist Paal Refsdal managed to convince the Taliban to let him film them for 9 days.

The Taliban at warupdated Fri Dec 24 2010 04:51:31

CNN shows the different views of the Taliban, to some they're holy warriors, to others they're rebels and terrorists.

World's Untold Stories: Talibanupdated Wed Dec 01 2010 07:13:49

CNN's World's Untold Stories gains in-depth access to the Taliban as you have never seen them before.

Trafficked in plain sightupdated Fri Nov 26 2010 10:32:31

CNN tells the story of Kachepa and the minister who forced him to perform in churches across the U.S. for no pay.

Helping the Zambian choir boysupdated Fri Nov 26 2010 10:31:05

Sandy Shepherd tells CNN she couldn?t find Kachepa a decent home, so she took him in.

Being exploited for workupdated Fri Nov 26 2010 08:35:22

Sandy Shepherd tells CNN about what she did once she found out the Zambian choir boys were being exploited.

The making of a bad surgeonupdated Tue Nov 02 2010 17:31:49

World's Untold Stories looks at how Dr. Jayant Patel was able to perform surgeries he was not qualified to perform.

They called him 'Dr. Death'updated Tue Nov 02 2010 17:29:13

World's Untold Stories follows the trail that took Dr. Jayant Patel from the operating room to an Australia prison cell.

'Dr. Death' found guiltyupdated Tue Nov 02 2010 06:58:24

Dr. Jayant Patel got 7 years for the terrible life-altering injuries and deaths that he caused.

The discovery of being Jewishupdated Thu Sep 30 2010 15:59:26

Ola tells CNN's World?s Untold Stories about her experience when she found out her Neo-Nazi husband was also Jewish.

A culture of denying Jewish heritageupdated Thu Sep 30 2010 15:59:07

In a culture after WWII where it was not seen as normal to be Jewish, many children did not know about their heritage.

World's Untold Stories: Secret Jewupdated Thu Sep 30 2010 15:58:44

World's Untold Stories showcases a documentary about a Neo-Nazi couple who find out they have Jewish heritage.

Moshe's Tale : Part 1updated Tue Sep 14 2010 09:09:12

Part 1 of a shocking documentary about a Jewish family being attacked during the terrorist attacks in Mumbai.

Moshe's Tale : Part 2updated Tue Sep 14 2010 09:08:27

Part 2 of a shocking documentary about a Jewish family being attacked during the terrorist attacks in Mumbai.

The last patriarch?updated Tue Aug 31 2010 13:42:32

World's Untold Stories speaks with Bartholomew, the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.

The next generation of Greeks in Turkeyupdated Tue Aug 31 2010 13:26:47

World's Untold Stories examines whether new Greek immigration into Turkey will be enough to save the Patriarchate.

Turkey's dwindling Greek communityupdated Tue Aug 31 2010 13:26:20

World's Untold Stories explores the declining ethnic Greek community in Turkey.

Excavating Turkey's pastupdated Fri Aug 27 2010 14:38:15

What was believed to be an ancient Islamic site in Istanbul turns out to have a much different history.

Bartholomew visits Imbrosupdated Fri Aug 27 2010 14:37:45

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople makes a pilgrimage to his birthplace on the Turkish island of Imbros.

La Bestia: The death trainupdated Tue Aug 03 2010 11:40:16

World's Untold Stories reports on La Bestia, a train that carries many illegal immigrants into America.

Determined to reach Americaupdated Tue Aug 03 2010 08:08:14

World's Untold Stories follows Jessica, who is determined to reach America and live her dream.

World's Untold Stories: La Bestiaupdated Tue Jul 27 2010 07:43:29

The correspondent, the producer and the editor discussing "The Beast", a cargo train migrants ride in search of a brighter future.

On the trail of Khmer Rouge interrogatorupdated Sat Jul 24 2010 09:49:46

CNN's Dan Rivers tries to track down Ta Chan, chief interrogator of the Khmer Rouge's notorious S-21 prison camp.

Horror of Cambodia's Year Zeroupdated Sat Jul 24 2010 09:49:01

CNN's Dan Rivers reports on the atrocities committed under Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime.

A target of ethnic hatredupdated Mon Jun 28 2010 09:37:09

World's Untold Stories reports on the shocking story of Neo-Nazis targeting a small girl in the Czech Republic.

Showing the 12 million Romaupdated Mon Jun 28 2010 09:36:22

They make up Europe's biggest minority group, 12 million Roma, who are disparagingly called "gypsies."

The trial of the Neo-Nazisupdated Mon Jun 28 2010 09:27:56

CNN shows the trial of the Neo-Nazis accused of attacking Natalka before her second birthday.

Czech Roma activist faces discriminationupdated Fri Jun 25 2010 12:24:59

Lucie Horvathova says support from family and friends help her cope with discrimination from "stupid people."

Anger still raw for Bhopal victimsupdated Mon Jun 07 2010 12:36:26

Nearly 4,000 people died instantly during the 1984 Bhopal gas leak. The anger is still raw for many survivors.

Gold mine controversyupdated Mon Jun 07 2010 07:19:28

TVR Romania's Razvan Marc talks to unemployed miners in Romania about the economic future of their town.

Part 1: Pro-Lifeupdated Tue Jun 01 2010 08:49:25

A Christian Exodus member talks about modern Christianity being corrupt and what he believes Christian Exodus is all about.

Part 2: Will Griggupdated Tue Jun 01 2010 08:49:19

Will Grigg is a Christian Exodus member living in Idaho, he talks about why taking benefits from the government is a sin.

Part 3: Brother Gregory and Keith Humphreyupdated Tue Jun 01 2010 08:44:41

Brother Gregory is a shepherd and founder of His Holy Church in Oregon. Keith Humphrey is executive director of Christian Exodus.

Christian Exodus leaderupdated Thu May 27 2010 15:40:52

Keith Humphrey says their allegiance is not to the central government.

A brother and a shepherdupdated Thu May 27 2010 15:28:03

Brother Gregory: We have become a self-centered society.

Christian Exodus believerupdated Thu May 27 2010 14:51:31

Will Grigg: The government that rules us has no legitimacy.

Part 1: Mexico's third genderupdated Tue May 11 2010 09:54:29

CNN takes you to Juchitan, Mexico where what they consider a third gender not only exists but are integrated into society.

Part 2: Evolution of Mexico's third genderupdated Tue May 11 2010 09:54:17

CNN reports on the evolution of Mexico's third gender, the muxe.

Part 3: Muxe today in Mexicoupdated Tue May 11 2010 09:54:08

CNN reports on what it means to be a muxe today in Mexico, the future of the third gender.

Church sex abuseupdated Wed Mar 24 2010 09:44:18

Marie Collins was the first female vicitim of church sex abuse in Ireland to go public with her story.

Sex, priests and secretsupdated Wed Mar 24 2010 09:39:17

Patrick Wall, author of "Sex, Priests and Secret Codes," has been a witness in hundreds of sex abuse cases against the Church.

Tackling sex abuseupdated Wed Mar 24 2010 09:33:24

Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has released 70,000 abuse files and urges openness over investigations in Ireland.

'Larger than life character'updated Mon Mar 22 2010 06:48:09

CNN colleagues reflect on photojournalist Margaret Moth, who was nearly killed by a sniper's bullet in 1992. (Part 1)

'Wanted to come back and work'updated Sun Mar 21 2010 17:27:50

After her cancer diagnosis, Margaret Moth talks about her quick return to Sarajevo after being shot by a sniper. (Part 2)

One Woman's War: Part 3updated Mon Mar 08 2010 15:17:19

Part 3 of the story of Malika el Aroud, woman convicted of running a Web site promoting terrorism. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

One Woman's War: Part 2updated Mon Mar 08 2010 15:16:57

Part 2 of the story of Malika el Aroud, woman convicted of running a Web site promoting terrorism. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.