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As soon as I arrived in the Indies, in the first island which I found, I took some of the natives by force, in order that they might learn and might give me information of whatever there is in these parts. And so it was that they soon understood us, and we them, either by speech or by signs, and they have been very serviceable.

Christopher Columbus

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Author Profession: Explorer
Nationality: Italian
Born: October 31, 1451
Died: May 20, 1506

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