"This letter has been dictated by me because I don't know how to write"

Salto de Pirapora, April 9, 2018

Our hero Lula:

I am 70 years old and never went to school because I have worked on a farm since I was a child. I was born in in Nossa Senhora das Dores (Sergipe).

Like you, I became a widower at 30 with three children.

I came to São Paulo in 1967 by truck to work on corn, cotton, and peanut plantations. I worked as a ranch hand because I had no education.

I also followed your political career. I always voted for you and was never disappointed.

Today, I am retired on one minimum wage. But I have a house and still work as a caretaker.

I have a granddaughter who studies at the Federal University of Curitiba and I am very proud. I know that would not have been possible without your administration.

I feel anguish and sadness knowing that you are in jail since I know this is happening because your government was for the poor and they cannot accept those who fight for us.

I don't watch anything on TV anymore. Where I live I follow everything on the internet.

I know you are Innocent.

Be strong, partner!

Be strong, friend of the people! We are together!

Down with Globo.

A hug from this Sergipan who cares for you very much and will not give up on voting for you.

* This letter has been dictated by me because I don't know how to write.

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