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My daughter Michelle’s kids were her world but an act of pure evil had ripped our family apart. And now I faced the terrible task of breaking the awful news. By Sandra Lever, 57
I was overjoyed to be pregnant with twins. But then the doctor dropped a bombshell. By Nicole McDonald, 33
When I fell pregnant at 16, my parents wanted answers and I was forced to reveal a dark secret about our family. By Simone Platt, 22
My Keith said his friend Simone just needed a place to stay. But what were they really getting up to right under my nose? By Eileen Johnson, 29
When my son brought a dishevelled homeless man to my door, I couldn’t have imagined the huge impact he’d have on our lives. By Doreen Greenaway, 72
When a rash started to spread, I was told it was a virus. But the truth was much scarier. By Ellie Roscoe, 23