Patrick Stewart has previously spoken out via Amnesty International on the abuse his mother suffered at the hands of his father as a child. He said he couldn't do anything then but he can now.
In a YouTube clip, which is not great quality but well worth watching, Patrick answers a question about what is his greatest achievement or proudest of outside his acting. His answer is heart-warming. Watch here.
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