That was a moving story ... random strangers reaching out .. really cool. Even praying for his attackers. I would be praying they took a long walk off a short pier.Malum Prohibitum said:Hey, that's the boy I saw on TV!
Other beachgoers witnessed the scene, joined in and dropped to their knees -- more than 30 people in all. It was nine months ago to the day that Youssif was savagely attacked -- set ablaze by masked men near his Baghdad home.
Watching the scene, the outpouring of warmth from total strangers, Zainab [his mother] wept, tears running down her face.
"I was overcome with emotion," she said later. "Here in America, people were moved by him. Why not in Iraq?"