Forgiveness, Healing and Reconciliation - 9/11
Two mothers. Phyllis Rodriguez lost her son, Greg, in the attack on the World Trade Center.
Aicha el-Wafi's son, Zacarias Moussaoui, was an al Qaeda terrorist convicted of conspiring to commit the attack.
When they met in November of 2002, Phyllis didn't see Aicha as her enemy; she saw a woman experiencing much the same grief as she was. "Our suffering is equal. Yet I'm treated with sympathy; she is treated with hostility," says Phyllis. In their courageous attempts to find peace the two women formed an unlikely friendship that has now become a powerful symbol of healing and reconciliation.
Watch them share their story hand-in-hand in this moving TED talk.http://www.karmatube.org/videos.php?id=3508