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A photo of Mantel (Image:HilaryMantel.jpg) was linked in by Wikiscient, but the image's declared fair-use rational (scan of newspaper) doesn't match the reality (good-resolution photo) so I've removed it from the article until that can be sorted out. Hopefully it's just a typo and wikipedia is allowed to use the photo. --VinceBowdren (talk) 17:15, 13 October 2009 (UTC)
- Well, it's low-res (~23K I think?) but, yeah, it would have to go anyway as per:
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- I should have looked more carefully at the fair-use policy -- thanks for catching that, though! -- 18:43, 13 October 2009 (UTC)
Hilary Mantel is a Former Roman Catholic
Hilary Mantel was raised a Roman Catholic, but she totally lost her faith at 12 years old, according to this interview:. I was even more scrupulous and I did a extent google search to see if she still calls herself a Catholic or about what are her current religious beliefs. I think she is still a spiritual person but doesn't follow any religion currently. I am removing her from the Roman Catholic categories where she appears then.Mistico (talk) 20:59, 8 November 2010 (UTC)
I quote directly from the article: "By the time she was 12 she had rejected religion, but it had already left another indelible mark, the "real cliche, the sense of guilt. You grow up believing that you're wrong and bad. And for me, because I took what I was told really seriously, it bred a very intense habit of introspection and self-examination and a terrible severity with myself. So that nothing was ever good enough. It's like installing a policeman, and one moreover who keeps changing the law.""Mistico (talk) 21:01, 8 November 2010 (UTC)