It is much harder to imprison someone when you know their story. It is much easier to ignore the silent and the faceless. That's why we send people to distant isles and prevent information from leaving those isles.
Mark Isaacs is a writer, social worker, adventurer, campaigner for social justice, and author of The Undesirables: Inside Nauru.
There is resilience there. Determination. An instinct for survival. There must be. And I wonder what would have happened to this man if he'd waited for someone to come save him.
17/11/2015 5:54 AM AEDT
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