If you ever wanted to know just how much your actions affect your children, watch this video and don't forget the tissues. 

Winner of The Persona Award and third overall, Patrick Roche speaks candidly about the pain he has lived with and expresses it beautifully through poetry at the 2014 College Union's Poetry Slam Invitational.

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