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    when a reporter goes to the house of someone who has recently been bereaved to interview them

    I know that one day the time will come when I have to man up and go and do that death knock and speak to that family whose son, daughter, brother or sister has died tragically.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/03/2013

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