come clean

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She finally decides to come clean and tells devastated husband Jack (Scott Maslen) Tommy is not their son.
She is still having trouble coming clean to loser-in-love Mike (Seamus Moran) but Mags (Joan Brosnan-Walsh) urges her to come clean.