"Lots of us have a brush with mortality, it was an arresting experience. I won’t dwell in it or on it. I don’t want to name it. But these songs have that impetus behind them and it would feel dishonest not to admit the turbulence I was feeling at the time of writing."
- Bono, 2017 on his brush with mortality in 2016
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In August 1989, Adam was arrested for possession of marijuana while in Dublin. In lieu of a conviction, the judge allowed him to donate £25,000 to the Dublin Women's Aid Refugee Centre.