Sophie Andrews, Chair of The Samaritans

Sophie Andrews has had a long journey to her current position as chair of the British counselling charity The Samaritans -- a charity which she turned to during her darkest moments. She tells Carrie Gracie how she dealt with the terrible abuse she suffered as a child at the hands of her adoptive father and her attempts to end her life, and how we should all take time to listen to people in need.

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Mon 8 Mar 2010 04:32 GMT

BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project