From the worst man-made calamities often stand out the actions of individuals that manage to reveal a better side of humanity. That is the story of Paul Rusesabagina, the manager of Hotel Des Mille Collines in Rwanda’s capital Kigali, who hid more than 1000 ethnic Tutsis and Hutus during the genocidal mass slaughter of 1994. After making sure his wife and children escaped, Rusesabagina stayed in the hotel during the onslaught to take care of the people he was sheltering. He risked his life, bribed Hutu militiamen and used his connections with local officials to protect the hotel.
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