"I was imprisoned in the 1971 war; it was one of the hardest times of my life. Relentless torture and being locked up in a dark room for six months can cause psychological damage to even the strongest person. In this scenario, engaging yourself in some physical activity is the only way of survival. I don't know if this is common knowledge, but our Army uniform contains woollen socks, and these were not less than a blessing for us at that time. My fellow prisoners and I managed to unweave our socks and made a ball from the wool to keep ourselves occupied. It helped us stay patient and later, this patience became a part of our personalities, contributing in making us strong mentally, emotionally and physically. Apart from this, I also learnt French from a fellow prisoner during my imprisonment. I managed to turn the worst time of my life into something that benefited me and taught me. So trust me when I say that everything that happens to you has a purpose. Be patient, and more importantly, learn from every situation in your life."
Humans of pakistan :)
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