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Inside/Out with Roy Bennett, Zimbabwean farmer and political activist
August 29, 2006

Describe yourself in five words?
Zimbabwean committed to honesty & justice

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Be true unto thine self

What’s the most ridiculous thing you’ve ever done?
Pushed Patrick Chinamasa

What is your most treasured possession?
A small wind up music box inherited from my folks that I used to wind up and listen to as a child all the time

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Sitting in prison away from family

Do you have any strange hobbies?
Currently none, used to enjoy horses and Polo X

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
Extra weight around my middle

What is your greatest extravagance?
I cannot remember anything extravagant of late but I think buying an expensive horse when I played Polo X

What is your greatest fear?
Loss of faith and hope

What have you got in your pockets right now?
My cell phone, a small clothes brush, a business card for someone, a tooth pick, two empty sweet papers

What is your favourite journey?
Driving anywhere in Zimbabwe when the Msasa's are getting their new leaves

Who are your heroes in real life?
All those (Living and Dead) who have borne the brunt of evil in Zimbabwe for standing up for what is right and have not faltered

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