Some of you will remember the story of the Iraqi boy who was paralyzed in Iraq when American soldiers panicked and shot up the car he was riding in. His parents died in front of him. It was all caught in photos.
He was brought to America by a combined effort between Ted Kennedy, Donald Rumsfeld and a doctor from Boston. Here he charmed all he met and made incredible progress through physical therapy. He learned to walk. After several months he was ready to move on. He was determined to go back to Iraq and what was left of his family. That was 2 years ago. Last June he was killed when someone blew up his house. He
And article in the Boston Globe portrays the tale with passion. Written by a Boston Globe columnist who knew the boy well, it is incredibly touching.