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To understand my dad, I needed to learn about the day he was shot

Posted on AllSides May 26th, 2024
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My father, Anthony Shadid, was shot while reporting on the second Intifada. I went on a journey to meet the man who saved his life. As a child, I loved to ride on my father’s shoulders. Sitting up there, I rubbed the bald spot on his head. “From seeing too much,” he explained of the hair loss. Then, I poked at the small crater the size of my thumb just above his right shoulder. “Daddy, tell me the story again,” I asked, “of how you were shot.” Later, I would...

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https://aljazeera.com/features/2024/5/26/to-understand-my-dad-i-needed-to-learn-about-the-day-he-was-shot

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