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Get physical with Amanda Smith on ABC Radio National's The Body Sphere. It's a program about the human form and the way we use it as we create and compete, care and abuse, display and hide. Published every Sunday.

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Title: Ugliness


September 25th, 2015

Beauty has often been associated with moral goodness, ugliness with evil. How does a person regarded as ugly make sense of that? Go to Episode

Threshold of viability

September 18th, 2015

What’s the experience of having and nursing the tiny fragile bodies of extremely premature babies? Go to Episode

Nearly bare

September 4th, 2015

The exposed flesh of partial nakedness can be shameful. It can also be powerful. Go to Episode

Reconstructing beauty

August 21st, 2015

A beauty salon owner in Lahore assists women who are the victims of acid attacks to have their faces – and their lives - reconstructed. The co-owner… Go to Episode