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going to be able to enjoy. I say this because the best of our brave people have given their precious blood ... so children won't have to live under this repression, humiliation and misery so many men, women and children have suffered in our beautiful Nicaragua...
I am telling you all this in case I'm not able to tell you personally or no one else tells you these things. A mother isn't just someone who gives birth and cares for her child; a mother feels the pain of all children, the pain of all peoples as if they had been born from her womb. My greatest desire is thaf/ one day you will become a true woman with a great love of humanity. And that you'll know how to defend justice, always defend it against whatever and whomever would trample it"
For people fighting against oppression and for a new society the world over, the testimonies compiled in this book can serve both as a source of inspiration and as a fund of revolutionary experience.
Department of Modern European Languages, Delhi^University, Delhi