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Finding out I wasn’t my kids' real dad

A dad has told BBC Radio 5 Live that finding out his three children weren’t biologically his, was “like being hit by a sledgehammer’.

Richard Mason, one of the founders of, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis two years ago, meaning he had been infertile since birth.

Mr Mason’s ex-wife was ordered to pay him £250,000, but the real father’s identity has been kept a secret.

Speaking to Emma Barnett, he said he felt like he 'didn't know who he was' when he realised.

5 Live have tried to contact Mr Mason’s ex-wife, but haven’t had a response.

This clip is originally from The Emma Barnett Show on 10 January 2019.

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