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Gordon Brown sheds tears as he opens up about daughter's death in TV interview


He's a man who's normally reluctant to speak about his private life in public. But this week Gordon Brown opened up about his family as never before. The British Prime Minister shed tears as he told TV interviewer Piers Morgan about the death of his baby daughter Jennifer at the age of just 11 days in 2002. "I could hold her hand and I could feel that she knew I was there and, and there was nothing that you could see that was actually wrong but she just wasn't growing," he said in the interview for Piers's series Life Stories. "After a week I turned to the doctor and I said, 'She's not going to live, is she?' And he said, 'No, I don't think so.' And she was baptised and we were with her and I held her as she died."


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