Inspiring words from Ziv Shilon, Israeli wounded warrior

Originally posted on writings from Israel...:

The words below are not mine, they are a translation of a post Ziv Shilon wrote on his Facebook page.

Ziv-Shilon

Reading it brought tears to my eyes. Ziv is inspiring, a true leader.
When things seem terrible and frighteningly dangerous in this little country of ours I remember that people like him exist and it gives me renewed hope.

This is Israel. Here Ziv is “just” another guy. Anywhere else he would be considered the stuff that legends are made from…

(To see more about Ziv go to my article from 2012: http://forestrain.wordpress.com/2012/11/12/the-stuff-that-legends-are-made-from/ )

Please read Ziv’s words below:

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Nearly two years have passed since I was severely wounded on the border of the Gaza Strip near Kibbutz Kisufim.

To this day, I am undergoing rehabilitation for my right hand which was almost completely cut off, I have had quite a few surgeries and there will be more in…

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