On July 7th 2005, Gill Hicks lay trapped in a smoke-filled train carriage. She was the last living person to be rescued after the attack, and is now a motivational speaker for peace.
Mo Lea was attacked with a hammer by Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe. The attack almost ruined her life, leaving her with horrific injuries, but now she lectures art at a university.
Steven Gault was standing beside his father when a bomb exploded, instantly killing his father and ten others. Since then he has campaigned for justice for his family and the other victims.
Peter Tobin married Margaret Mountney when she was seventeen, a whirlwind romance which quickly descended to violence and rape.
Caroline Langlade hid with 40 other people as ISIS gunmen opened fire in the Bataclan concert hall in November 2015. Now she runs an organisation to support the survivors.
Pam Warren was engulfed by a fireball in a rail disaster that left hundreds dead or injured. She suffered horrific burns to her head and hands in the tragedy.
Declan Brady was on a flight from London to Belfast when the engine failed and the aircraft crashed. He managed to escape and get himself to safety.
At age four Amanda Wright was in bed with her mum Susan Lowson when Lowson was strangled to death by family friend John Dickinson. He then tried to do the same to Amanda before setting fire to the house.
Sameem Ali was taken to Pakistan by her parents and forced to marry a stranger. She was isolated from her peers back home, and told she could return only if she was pregnant.
The massacre on Utøya island in 2011 and accounts of human bravery, including how one boy threw himself in front of Breivik's gun to save the life of a girl he didn't even know.