"We cannot save every life. But the ones we can, we must. It is -- or ought to be -- unacceptable that an accident of longitude and latitude determines whether a child lives or dies."
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According to an interview from 1982 the song 'October' is about the Bolsheviek revolution in Russia in 1917, that brought Communism to power. This theme is mixed with a personal theme, possibly Bono's mothers death.