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It seems a strange choice for a doctor to declare herself as having been inspired by the controversial Marxist revolutionary, Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. His ability to cope with asthma may have been admirable, but to call him ‘a real hero’ seems going a bit far. Although he helped Fidel Castro overthrow the repressive Batista regime, he was instrumental in establishing the brutal Cuban police state and was nothing better than a mass-murderer. The list of references is endless, but to mention only one, perhaps Dr Chalkidou would like to glance at 'Against All Hope: The Prison Memoirs of Armando Valladares'.