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Date: 08/30/13 01:32 PM

23 Responses to Father Reunited With Son He Thought Was Dead

  1. Profile photo of Draculya
    Draculya Male 40-49
    14455 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 1:33 pm
    Link: Father Reunited With Son He Thought Was Dead - If this doesn`t make you cry, you`re f-ed in the head
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    turdburglar Male 30-39
    4562 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    I guess I`m f-ed in the head.
    It was a very happy moment.
    It was also...weird and awkward.
    Good for them. Seriously.
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    Beardofzeus Male 30-39
    670 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 2:20 pm
    First three mins - `no way is this making me cry, what`s going on anyway?`. 3.30 onwards `why are we so cruel to each other? Love is so pure.` and then I cried. You win Draculya.
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    soundman655 Male 50-59
    1558 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 2:43 pm
    That must happen a lot in "those" countries
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    sweetrebelnc Female 18-29
    847 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 3:04 pm
    ahh, ya got me. That was sweet. I wonder if he would react the same way if that was his daughter.
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    h2oxy Male 18-29
    306 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 4:17 pm
    Looks like I`m "f-ed in the head".
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    Swaywithme Female 18-29
    3696 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 4:31 pm
    The beginning left me confused and angry, I didn`t understand why they wouldn`t let him be near him at first. I wish there was a translation or some sort of backstory, but yes, 3:30 is touching and seeing how fast baby calms down once Dad has him. Watching it a second time had me in tears.
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    Enjin Male 30-39
    802 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 4:55 pm
    I felt kind of awkward watching this. It`s like those videos they make were some soldier comes home after being away for some time and surprises their kids or parents who didn`t expect to see them. And they shoot video of the family to get everyone`s reactions as they realize he is home.
    Except in this one I felt like it was such a private emotional family moment that the camera man shouldn`t even be there. And by extension that made me feel like I shouldn`t be watching it. Very awkward.
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    WoeJayS Male 18-29
    6 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 6:33 pm
    Okay, let me set the stage for you my good sirs.
    Place: "Zamalka" town on the outskirts of Damascus, Syria.
    Time: August 25th, 2013, four days after Assad`s chemical attack(including this area.

    The father lost his son during the rush caused by chemical missiles drop and assumed that he died and was burred with many other children.

    Neighbors took the child away for a while so the shocked father could calm for a bit and gather his strength.

    It is not very cleat but I think the child`s mother died before in another attack.

    Old man at 5:42 curses Assad and prays to God that he gets his comeuppance soon.

    Man at 6:16 says that he lost his three children, their mother, and his two brothers in attacks by Assad.

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    paperduck Male 18-29
    1745 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 7:42 pm
    Must have been an emotional roller coaster last few days for him. It`s sad they are still in danger of losing their lives, let`s hope not.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35671 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    My first reaction is "Those people are eF`d up."
    I mean, they show the kid, the dad? collapses, then they take the kid away, and some guy is screaming "Alah Snackbar"over and over and there`s a chain smoker, and it`s all just weird.

    If it was my boy, I`d run up, hold him and never let him go! "I will squeeze you and hug you and love you and call you George..."
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    whipplefunk Male 30-39
    926 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 9:01 pm
    They`re people too.
  13. Profile photo of Zismo
    Zismo Male 18-29
    985 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 9:25 pm
    Of course if it were a girl he wouldn`t give a rat`s ass.
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    NOCASH Male 18-29
    423 posts
    August 30, 2013 at 9:53 pm
    Not so proud to be canadian after reading some of the other posts here by canadians. If you cant see the humanity here you are a selfless asshat. Could you imagine believing your kid was killed in some kind of crazy attack and then left to wallow in that sorrow for days only to find out that he in fact wasn`t. I can`t begin to imagine how he would of felt and how much rejoice he must feel now.
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    SavageChef Female 50-59
    2690 posts
    August 31, 2013 at 1:28 am
    Am I the only one who wonders where the women are in this story? I mean...dear God...a baby was almost lost. Has he no mother? No grandmother? WTF? Totally drated up country.
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    WoeJayS Male 18-29
    6 posts
    August 31, 2013 at 1:59 am
    @Gerry1of1 I hope it did not offend your senses so much. I promise to contact these people and let them react to similar incidents as you please.

    PS: "Alah Snackbar", means "praise the lord" so it is not to be associated with beheading and other fu*ed up things done by few a-holes.

    @Zismo I beg to differ and I have tons of supporting evidence

    @SavageChef His mother died in a previous attack
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    bendybored Male 18-29
    18 posts
    August 31, 2013 at 2:45 am
    Boy or girl, I`d be saying, "Thank you, Lord, for the free abortion. No more child support and less over-population."
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    SoCal Male 18-29
    650 posts
    August 31, 2013 at 5:56 am
    I guess I`m "F-ed" in the head.
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    MrOrange Male 30-39
    2398 posts
    August 31, 2013 at 10:53 am
    i didn`t cry.. but i was close..

    all the BS aside, it`s seriously fu.c.k.e.d up to loose a wife, and then lose your child to chemical weapons. No wonder the guy is in shock.

    for all the people saying what a drated up country.. be glad you wern`t born there.
  20. Profile photo of sutra46
    sutra46 Female 40-49
    2550 posts
    August 31, 2013 at 11:25 am
    Allah hu Akward

    Snackbar :-)
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    LordJim Male 60-69
    6277 posts
    August 31, 2013 at 1:01 pm
    Alah snackbar,

    That`s funny. See, it kinda sounds like Allahu Akbar but it isn`t. That`s how you know it`s funny.

    As I see it, the kid was taken in by neighbours and was fine but the dad believed his whole family was gone and was f`ed up.

    When they told him his kid was ok he lost it emotionally and so the neighbours spent a few minutes soothing him before putting the kid in his arms.


    You`re a nasty piece of work, aren`t you?
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    emmettyville Female 40-49
    4340 posts
    September 1, 2013 at 2:55 am
    and this is why you should stay the f uck out of syria.
  23. Profile photo of sutra46
    sutra46 Female 40-49
    2550 posts
    September 2, 2013 at 12:15 am
    Allah hu Akward

    Snackbar :-)

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