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Benjamin Zephaniah reads his autobiography. Now a teenager, he escapes the family home with his mother, but it's not long before he finds himself on the wrong side of the law.

Benjamin Zephaniah reads his autobiography. Growing up in Birmingham with a violent father and a loving mother, Benjamin, now a teenager, escapes the family home with his mother and starts a new life.

Church becomes an even greater part of their lives but it's not long before he finds himself on the wrong side of the law.

Written and read by Benjamin Zephaniah
Abridged by Sara Davies
Producer: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

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