VIDEO: Captain Ziv Shilon Stands Tall Despite it All

(Wednesday, February 6th, 2013)

[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE]

Last week YWN-ISRAEL reported that Captain Ziv Shilon, who was critically wounded in a bomb blast along the Gaza border was discharged from rehabilitation.

Shilon lost his left arm and his right was badly impaired. Nevertheless he reported to the ceremony to give his soldiers their course completion certificates. The soldiers in his company insisted on delaying the course for a number of months until their commander could participate.

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See the moving video and the example of what mesirus nefesh and Siyata Dishmaya can accomplish. The medical team that treated him was impressed with his determination to get back on his feet and return to his command.

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(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

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