being towards death

radically accepting finitude

Words of a Slain Journalist

Nearly 1,000 mourners gathered at Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest, Florida, on Friday for a memorial service for Steven Sotloff, 31, the second American freelance journalist to be decapitated by ISIS. There, a cousin read a letter from Mr. Sotloff smuggled out by a former cellmate in May.

“Please know I’m O.K.,” it read. “Live your life to the fullest and fight to be happy. … Everyone has two lives. The second one begins when you realize you have only one.”

– NYT

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This entry was posted on September 7, 2014 by in lif.
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