” When you have a chain around your neck, you have to keep your head down and try to accept your fate without succumbing entirely to humiliation, without forgetting who you are. “


” In captivity, one loses every way of acting over little details which satisfy the essentials of life. Everything has to be asked for: permission to go to the toilet, permission to ask a guard something, permission to talk to another hostage – to brush your teeth, use toilet paper, everything is a negotiation. “


” In a kidnapping, you leave behind a lot of your baggage, like arrogance and stubbornness. “


” You don’t master your fear. You’re not able to say, ‘I’m not going to be scared.’ But what you can do is say, ‘OK, I’m very very scared, but I have to do this and this and this. “


” You need tremendous spirituality to stop yourself falling into the abyss. “



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When you have a chain around your neck, you have to keep your head down and try to accept your fate without succumbing entirely to humiliation, without forgetting who you are.
In captivity, one loses every way of acting over little details which satisfy the essentials of life. Everything has to be asked for: permission to go to the toilet, permission to ask a guard something, permission to talk to another hostage - to brush your teeth, use toilet paper, everything is a negotiation.


In a kidnapping, you leave behind a lot of your baggage, like arrogance and stubbornness.
You don
You need tremendous spirituality to stop yourself falling into the abyss.
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