Shrapnel? No Problem for Balkans' Bob Vila

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Mirza Tanovic is the avuncular, mustachioed host of "My Home," a half-hour show on Bosnian television. In plaid shirt and flak jacket, he tells viewers how to fix up their houses after years of war damage, offering tips on repairing bullet holes and replastering walls to disguise shrapnel scars.

Viewers, often refugees returning to what is left of their homes with little money, also learn how to dry out dwellings after the roof has been blown off. And stay tuned for next week's spring-summer show: how to replant after de-mining has churned up your garden. Broadcast from Sarajevo with help from the nonprofit Internews, the show has attracted sponsors from the building industry, one of the few growth sectors in the region. Next market, Belgrade?