Lucia Topolansky: Senator, ex-guerrilla, prison escapee, torture survivor, blonde-bombshell-turned-wild-haired, farm-living, hard-as-nails first lady.

Lucia Topolansky, wife of the world poorest president

The Facts about, Now a Senator of Uruguay Lucia Topolansky

  1. She was a hardcore guerrilla
  2. She spent almost as long in prison as her husband
  3. She helped orchestrate two stunning jailbreaks, and escaped herself
  4. Topolansky, like her husband, lives frugally, even though she comes from money
  5. She serves as a senator, even though she’s the first lady
  6. She doesn’t like to talk about certain elements of her past, or future

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