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Saved by the care system

Duration: 05:51

Jenny Molloy was just nine years old when she walked into a police station with her two younger brothers and asked to be taken into care.

What followed was a life separated from her siblings, moving from home to home.

Now thirty years on, Jenny has told her story in a book, which describes the chaotic childhood with her parents and the care system that she says saved her.

She told Charlie and Susanna her story.

Available since: Thu 30 Jan 2014

This clip is from

Breakfast 30/01/2014

The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team.

First broadcast: 30 Jan 2014

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