Musharaf captivates nation

A pupil on 'Educating Yorkshire' has captured the nation's heart after overcoming his stammer thanks to the help of his English teacher.

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MP tweets pride at Educating Yorkshire's Musharaf

Ed Balls MP tweeted his support for Musharaf Credit: @edballsmp

Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, has tweeted his support for a pupil who took steps to overcome his stammer on 'Educating Yorkshire'.

Musharaf Asghar pulled on heartstrings around the nation by making a speech to his classmates at the end of their time at Thornhill Academy, Dewsbury.

When he joined the school, his stammer was so bad he could not talk.

Ed Balls, MP for Morley and Outwood, who has a stammer himself, took to the social networking site to declare his pride in Musharaf's performance.