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Last Updated: Wednesday March 02 2011 06:24 GMT

Life with a dad working in the army in Afghanistan

Mimi and Ore chat about life with her dad in Afghanistan

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It's always tough being away from your parents - but when your mum or dad is in a war zone it makes it even harder.

While in Afghanistan for the Newsround special, Ore met a member of the British army out there and then his daughter Mimi back home in Britain.

They talk about how hard it is spending months apart - and how they stay in contact.

Mimi shows Ore one of the letters her dad has sent her, and talks about how special it is when he comes home.

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