Covid lockdown a year on: ‘My dad became my best friend’on March 17, 2021 at 1:40 am

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Shireen admits she “didn’t really care” about her dad, until lockdown brought them closer than ever.

Before March 2020, Shireen says she didn’t “really care” about her dad as they’d grown apart.

But during lockdown she realised she was living in the same house as her best friend.

As part of the BBC Young Reporter competition Shireen’s told her story to encourage others to reconnect with their families.

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