We started this segment with a clip from former Colombian Senator Ingrid Betancourt, trying to find her voice, just hours after she was rescued on July 2nd, 2008.
Ingrid Betancourt spent 2,321 days -- more than six years -- held captive in the jungle of Colombia. And now, after two years of soul-searching, she has written at length about what happened. In 2002, Ingrid Betancourt was campaigning for Colombia's presidency when she was kidnapped by the FARC, a rebel group that has fought a 50-year-long civil war with the Colombian Government.
For the next six years, she was beaten, abused, caged and frequently chained at the neck like a dog. She calls her experience "a medieval tutorial in slavery." Ingrid Betancourt documents her experiences in her new book called Even Silence Has An End. She was in New York City.
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