Defying Despair: Wael’s Resilient Odyssey

Israeli Occupational forces (IOF) killed his wife, daughter, a son and grandson. The next day Wael Al-Dahdouh, Al Jazeera ‘s journalist returned to work. A few weeks later, IOF  injured him and killed his colleague, Samir Abu Daqa, Jazeera’s journalist. The next day Wael returned to work. A few days later, IOF  killed his eldest  son. The next day Wael returned to work. Wael is of the great men of our time.

Through the crucible of grief, Wael stood tall,
IOF's cruelty, a tragic downfall.
Wife, daughter, son, and grandson, taken away,
Yet, the next day, back to work, he'd sway.

A journalist for Al Jazeera, the pen his might,
A few weeks later, more darkness in sight.
Injured he was, colleague Samir met his end,
Yet, undeterred, Wael's resolve wouldn't bend.

Days pass again, IOF's relentless hand,
Took his eldest son from the family strand.
Yet, Wael, resilient, a spirit unbowed,
Returned to work, despite the shroud.

One of our time, a great man indeed,
In the face of adversity, his courage agreed.
Wael's story, a testament, resounding and clear,
A symbol of strength, in a world severe.

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