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  Claire Rayner Wednesday 5 March 2003  
She made her name offering help to others, but, for years, was unable to talk about her own painful past.

Claire Rayner is the definitive Agony Aunt, but as a child she was always 'the Problem' - belittled and beaten by parents she believed didn't care. Now, she's decided to 'rake up the mud' and has published her autobiography - the book she said she'd never write.
Claire Rayner joins Jenni to tell why she's now changed her mind and decided to write her life's story.
How Did I Get Here From There? by Claire Rayner, 320 pgs, Published 6 March, 2003 by Virago Press, ISBN: 1860499996
Claire's Autobiography will be broadcast as 'Book of The Week' starting 24 March 2003 on BBC Radio 4.

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