What You Should Know about Terrorism's Impact

(USA Today) Sherri Mandell - I am a veteran victim of terror. On May 8, 2001, my son Koby, 13, and his friend Yosef Ish Ran were murdered. In an attempt to help ourselves and others, my husband and I created the Koby Mandell Foundation, where we provide therapy and activities for hundreds of victims of terrorism in Israel. Along the way I have learned the following lessons: There is no closure. Victims' families don't move on. They move with the memories, the pain, the love, and the will to survive and bear witness. Survivors don't overcome, they become somebody else. The survivors don't need to be distracted from the pain. What they need is support.

2016-09-23 00:00:00

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