Grapevine: Remembering the wounded

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September 4, 2014 15:02

Some of the wounded – both military and civilian – will be fortunate and enjoy full recovery from their injuries; Others lost an arm, leg or eye.




Reuven Rivlin.

President Reuven Rivlin.. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

DURING OPERATION Protective Edge, hospitals treating wounded soldiers were crowded with well-wishers bringing gifts. If the ceasefire continues, all the goodwill towards the young men and women who were willing to risk their lives for the sake of national security will gradually dissipate.

Some of the wounded – both military and civilian – will be fortunate and enjoy full recovery from their injuries. Others lost an arm, leg or eye. No matter how well they adjust, they will never be able to fully put the conflict behind them.

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