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“Achille Lauro: Dancing With the Devil,” by Marcin Mierzejewski from the

;They proceeded to arrange us into a death row. The first were the Jews, then the Americans. We were terrified, thinking that as artists we were the next potential target. The six of us spent two hours with our hands up because it turned out that the terrorist questioning us did not know what Poland was. Only his supervisors, whom he contacted over the radio, cottoned on to ‘Papa Wojtyla’ and ‘Zibi’ and we were allowed to sit down.

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Grant Barrett