The sons of former prime minister Ariel Sharon, Gilad (L) and Omri (2nd L)..
(photo credit: REUTERS/Baz Ratner )
All of his battles over, Ariel Sharon, 85, was laid to rest on Monday afternoon
on a grassy hilltop overlooking the Sycamore Ranch home he so loved and next to
the grave of his cherished wife, Lily.
“My beloved father, you have
returned home,” said his younger son, Gilad, as he eulogized Sharon in front of
Israel’s top leaders and 20 visiting foreign dignitaries, who sat on white
plastic chairs under the hot Negev sun.
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