Stories & Reflections
What experiences will you draw upon to help you reach out to people around the world as a United Nations Messenger of Peace?
In my life I faced many terrible moments, especially when I was tortured by the para-militaries in 1974 in Brazil. It was an experience that didn’t bring me anything. Yet I look back at this encounter with violence and it only sparks in me the will to fight for a peaceful world where all can express their minds and views, without fearing for their lives.