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Lady Mountbatten on Compassionate Friends group

Title
Lady Mountbatten on Compassionate Friends group
Genre
Interview
TX Date
25 Jan 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:19
Description
Lady Mountbatten, whose husband and 14 year old son were killed by an IRA bomb 10 years ago has been speaking about how she overcame her bittterness. The countess is patron of Compassionate Friends, a self helf group of bereaved parents, now marking its 20th anniversary. Edwina Mountbatten tells Neil Curry about how parents can ease the burden of the loss. Originally from Mercia Sound.
Contributors
Mercia Sound; Neil Curry; Edwina Mountbatten
Keywords
Deaths; Terrorism; IRA; Homicide; Children (age group); Bombs; Parents; Bereavement; Compassionate Friends; Victim support groups

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