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Carmen Gloria Quintana


Carmen Gloria Quintana Arancibia (born c. 1968) is a Chilean woman who suffered severe, almost fatal burns in an incident where she and other youngsters were detained by an army patrol during a street demonstration against the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. She survived, and thereafter became a symbol of hope for democracy in Chile to many, receiving an embrace and encouragement from Pope John Paul II.

See also

Chile under Pinochet

Chilean political scandals

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