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Benjamin Zephaniah reads his autobiography. The seeds of passion for poetry and politics begin to grow and religion takes on a greater role in his life as he finds Rastafari.

Benjamin Zephaniah reads his autobiography. The seeds of his passion for poetry and politics begin to grow.

Having spent much of his teens on the wrong side of the law and with time in approved school and borstal, Benjamin realises quickly there is more to life than this. Always interested in politics and religion, he finds Rastafari and quickly recognises that it enables him to explore both.

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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