Letter To My Mother | Spoken Word by Mim Shaikh

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BBC Radio 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network’s DJ, Mim Shaikh’s spoken word video details his mother’s mental health and the affect it’s had on his life.

‘I wrote this sincere and honest open ‘Letter To My Mother’ where I express my most honest thoughts and feelings towards our lacking relationship whilst growing up. This is dedicated to anyone who has or is still growing up in similar broken family situations and to every human being on this earth who seeks perfection in themselves by looking inwards’ – Mim Shaikh.

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