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By Richard Worth

In 2006, Michelle Bachelet made historical past through changing into the 1st lady to be elected president of Chile. The daughter of a Chilean Air strength common, Bachelet and her kin have been gravely tormented by the upheaval that happened after the 1973 army coup that derailed the govt of Salvador Allende. Her father used to be arrested, and died in legal. Bachelet and her mom have been tortured and eventually fled Chile for jap Europe. They ultimately again domestic, the place Bachelet attended clinical university. After the army rule ended, she entered politics, serving as minister of health and wellbeing and later safety minister. through the early a part of her presidential management, she handled vital concerns head-on. Michelle Bachelet completely examines the lifestyles and accomplishments of a global chief who has introduced new gentle to a state rising from a dismal earlier.

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