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The Long Listen: Talking about death with a young child

TV star Jennie McAlpine says telling her son his grandad had died was the "hardest conversation" she had to have.

The Coronation Street actor visited bereavement charity Winston's Wish to speak to children and families dealing with grief as part of a special report for BBC Radio 5 live.

She said: "His grandad was a really big part of his life. I wanted to tell him before he asked me where he was."

This clip is originally from 5 live on 1 March 2018.

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