MembersSometimes It Feels Good to Cry

I’m being a bit of a crybaby here.

By Anat Schneider |
IDF
Photo: Nati Shohat/ Flash90.

Sometimes it feels good to cry, to release one’s feelings and give them a place of honor.So, my little boy, my baby, finished his high school studies recently. My little boy, just 18-years-old, will soon be enlisting in the IDF.

Just the other day we were attending his graduation ceremony and I sat there unable to hold back my tears. Tears of joy and pride, but in the end they were mostly tears of sadness. A period in his life was over, but a period in my life had also come to an abrupt end.

All of my...

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