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James Rhodes: I'm alive because of music

British concert pianist James Rhodes sells out venues and has fans queueing to get autographs. His career is a testament to overcoming unimaginable trauma.

British concert pianist James Rhodes is a star in the world of classical music. He's won awards, had several hit albums, performed in top venues all over the world and Oscar-nominated actor Andrew Garfield is about to play him in a biopic. His career is a testament to overcoming unimaginable trauma. James is a survivor of child sexual abuse. As a result, he turned to self-harm and even contemplated suicide. This is the story of how music became his lifeline.

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Fri 2 Aug 2019 03:06GMT

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