Couple make the New Year Honours List after opening foundation in son's name that works against youth violence.
The Christian parents of the murdered schoolboy Jimmy Mizen have been honoured with MBEs after setting up a foundation in their son's name against violent crime. Barry and Margaret Mizen's 16 year old son was murdered in May 2008 in an attack in a south-east London bakery. Margaret Mizen told Premier's News Hour what happened when she found out she was on this year's list:
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