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The Fallen

Our first Susya soldier fell. It was the first night of Chanukah.

We were eating dinner and my daughter, 16, saw a message in her medical whatsapp group. The head Medic was wishing a friend of mine sorry on her son.

I saw it, and said "he probably got injured" and we continued eating.

The mother, a good friend of mine, is one of our original medics here. She is a strong person, one of my group of friends, and is one of those women who seems to do it all. She can even do a lay-up on the basketball court!

We soon received the message in the yishuv newsgroup that indeed her son had been killed in...


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