RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It is 2 AM and university professor Sara Fernández is lying asleep in bed when she feels the stabbing in her left breast. She wakes up and sees the assailant, pushes him away. The man falls to the ground, the knife too. Before she can grab him, he flees through the balcony.
That same night, March 4th, the 49-year-old is rushed to hospital. The knife pierced her lung. Sara Fernández has had three operations since then. One of her lungs was about to collapse.
No one was allowed to visit her except . . .