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Amanda Lindhout Quotes

I made a vow to myself while I was a hostage that if I were lucky enough to live and to get out of Somalia, I would do something meaningful with my life - and specifically something that would be meaningful in the country where Id lost my freedom.
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The road to recovery will not always be easy, but I will take it one day at a time, focusing on the moments I've dreamed about for so long.

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The book is called 'A House in the Sky' because during the very, very darkest times, that was how I survived. I had to find a safe place to go in my mind where there was no violence being done to my body and where I could reflect on the life I had lived and the life that I still wanted to live.

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With awareness come responsibility and choice.

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Contemplating Christmas when you are isolated and far from home brings its own unique pain.

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Women in Somalia face almost unimaginable oppression.

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I used my captors' names every chance I had. It was intentional, a way of reminding them that I saw them, of pegging them, of making them see me in return.

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I would like to especially acknowledge my home community of Calgary, and the people of central Alberta who made my dream of freedom a reality.

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The countries with the greatest problems have the kindest people.

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It was a slow understanding that my kidnappers really are a product of their environment.

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It's difficult to put into words what freedom feels like. You only know what freedom feels like if you know what it feels like to not be free.

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Accompanied by an Australian photographer named Nigel Brennan, I'd gone to Somalia to work as a freelance journalist, on a trip that was meant to last only ten days.

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