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100 Women: Ingrid Betancourt on 'incredible' motherhood

25 October 2013 Last updated at 16:32 BST

Ingrid Betancourt, who missed a large part of her children's childhood after being held captive by in the jungle by guerrillas, says motherhood brings out the "best of who we are".

The Colombian-French politician believes being a mother "is the most incredible thing" but admits returning to become a part of her children's lives took some adjustment.

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