Time | 10/8/2010 12:00:00 AM
Q&A: Ingrid Betancourt on Kidnapping and Freedom
October 8--Ingrid Betancourt sat down with TIME to discuss her captivity, and life after the release.
How did this experience change you?
I think that before I was a very stubborn person. I thought that you could change the world by sheer will. Now I am more serene. I had this vision of Colombia and of people divided into good and bad. Now I think things are not as simple. I think that Colombia's divided into two Colombias. There's a Colombia that lives like we live in the United States, forgetting what the other part of Colombia lives like, and wanting to forget.
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