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Today’s Question by Aart Hilal

Author: Paulo Coelho

You had an unfortunate experience – under the dictature in Brasil you and your wife were kidnapped and tortured by a paramilitary unit. In one of your interviews given to Juan Arias you remember one moment when your wife was calling you from one of the cells and you were too scared to answer her. Believe me, there are many people who would never admit being cowards in important moments of their lives. What made you admit this in public?
As Jesus Christ said, the truth makes you free.

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