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From the Web, your call ? Bruno Borges

Whilst trawling through the internet, we've come across a number of fascinating stories that we would like to share with you- and ask for your opinions on whether they should be believed or not.
WHEN you consider the vastness of the Universe, there is much to be said in support of the theory that there is likely to be other intelligent life out there somewhere. Throughout the centuries, man has posed the question about alien lifeforms and much has been written about supposed sightings of extra-terrestrial beings. While most of us will maintain an interested scepticism about such events, there are some who are totally wrapped up in the idea that intelligent life does exist off our planet - and a few who take that possibility as a definite fact.
One such is Bruno Borges, a young Brazilian psychology student who has always been obsessed with the search for alien life. And the 24-year-old from Rio Branco in northwest Brazil shot to international fame when he mysteriously disappeared from his locked bedroom in the family home on March 27 this year. His father subsequently opened the young man's room to discover the walls covered in encrypted text and occult symbols along with 14 hand-written books - also encrypted - which appear to contain a lengthy work on the subject of alien existence. The front covers of each of the books are marked with large red Roman numerals. Also in the room was a large statue of Giordano Borges, a 16th century philosopher and Dominican friar who was among the first to propose the theory that life could exist on other planets.
The friar was a long way ahead of his time, proposing that the Universe was, in fact, infinite and that the stars were actually other suns, millions of miles away from the Earth, which were probably surrounded by planets, any one of which might have given birth to intelligent life. The young Brazilian was known to be a big fan of Giordano Borges and obviously subscribed to the same theory as the Dominican.
The whole story became a worldwide sensation when a video of Bruno Borges' room, complete with its startling contents, was uploaded onto the internet, sparking a huge level of interest from people convinced that he had been abducted by aliens - perhaps because he was getting too close to the truth...?
Borges' parents had actually left their son (and one of his sisters) in the house while they were away for 24 days and it was only on their return that they discovered the boy had disappeared. His mother is reported to have said that Bruno had told her he was writing about a new theory regarding extra-terrestrial intelligence 'that was going to change the world in a good way'.
His sister, Gabriela, is reported to have said that her brother was always asking family members for money to help with his project to publish the books - although he would never give any specific details about their contents.
Brazil's Criminal Investigation Department (DIC) are probing the disappearance of Bruno Borges, with investigators saying they are considering all possibilities.
What do you think happened to him? Email us at info@kaieteurpublishing.com to let us know.
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