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Do you hug your Dad?

John Prescott said on Desert Island Discs this week that to his "great regret" he can't hug his two sons, even though he "loves them to death".

The BBC's Keith Doyle speaks to fathers to hear their experiences.

And Guardian writer and father Tim Dowling and Professor Julia Brannen from the Institute of Education at London University discuss why British men are so reserved about showing affection to their children.

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