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Mo Farah: 'All I ever wanted as a kid was to have my parents'

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Mo Farah: 'All I ever wanted as a kid was to have my parents'

Sir Mo Farah said all he wanted as a child was “to have my parents” after revealing he was trafficked to the UK at the age of nine from Somaliland.

He told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “I wasn’t allowed to be myself, I had to cook, clean, that was tough for me.”

The four-time Olympic champion revealed in a documentary titled The Real Mo Farah he was brought to Britain by a woman after his father was killed in the civil war and he was separated from his mother.

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