Ingrid Betancourt Freed

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I don’t know how much coverage it’s gotten in the States, but because she’s a dual citizen of France, Ingrid Betancourt has been a cause célèbre here for the past six years. And today she’s free. I’ve found myself particularly moved by the personal tragedy of her story over the years, but also of the national tragedy it incarnates, and never more so than watching her ten-minute address on the tarmac following her liberation. The courage of her political struggle grew out of her love for her country, and she and her family suffered terribly for it. Yet the sentiments […]

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