Joaquim is the bellhop at a hotel. He was a soldier who was taken
Start: All I want is to be a civil servant, have a suit and ride the bus to my office building. Seven stories, the tallest office building in the city. Have a telephone and an ink pen. A commode. I could have read good, but the war came to my village.
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End: I was a good soldier. Do you know what it means to have been a good soldier? I was told that things would be better if we won. That the man with the glorious voice spoke the truth,
Nottage, Lynn, Crumbs from the Table of Joy and other plays, Theatre Communications Group, 2004, p. 230.
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