Reaching across the divide

I was so moved by this video I wanted to share it with you.

“He reached out his hand and I shook the hand of the enemy. He was no enemy. He was scared and lonely like me.” – Jack Leroy Tueller

Hat tip to On Being.

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  1. says

    “I’ll play his love song…” If only we could remember that in the face of every conflict or opportunity of influence. Very powerful!! Thank you!

  2. says

    A wonderful story, Tammy! Made even more meaningful if one remembers that he didn’t have the wisdom of an old man at the time and, it was against the background of years of fear and violence. Such presence is an inspiration.