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Life under Pinochet: "The only thing we could hear were church bells and people screaming"

Headline Title:  "The only thing we could hear were church bells and people screaming" 04 September 2013 There’s rarely a day when the sculptures of hands “coming out” of the sand in a beach in Uruguay, the Atacama desert in Chile or the city of Venice are alone – tourists and locals are constantly around them, taking photos, observing them from every angle. In Uruguay, the sculpture is so famous it has become a symbol of Punta del Este, the beach resort where it stands but what most people aren’t aware of is the incredible story of its creator. Nearly a decade before the…

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