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Van Gogh:' America is the last beacon of hope in a steadily darkening world'

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Submitted by Ben van de Polder (United States), Mar 6, 2006 at 22:54

In the summer before he was murdered by a terrorist film maker and columnist Theo van Gogh had overcome his deathly fear of flying to make a trip to the United States as his first step towards emigrating. The instructions he gave to his friends in the event he met his demise in an airplane crash served as the 'scenario' for his funeral.
http://www.nrc.nl/binnenland/artikel/1099981669589.html
"Partying in Suits Around the Coffin"

In his book "Allah Weet Het Beter" (Allah Knows Best" Van Gogh wrote that "America was the last beacon of hope in a steadily darkening world".http://www.theovangogh.nl/allah_weet_1.html

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