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It’s 1958. My mother is walking down a Birmingham street, her first daughter in the brand new navy blue Silver Cross pram, the Rolls-Royce of baby carriages with suspension to match. She’s as proud as any new mother, nodding at the other women on the street, until one catches her eye.

“Oooh, let’s have a look,” says the woman, who peers into the pram and peels back the blanket.

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