Letters from Life - Hassan Al Kontar (1)


Hassan al Kontar in KL airport
Hassan al Kantor is Syrian citizen who is struck at KL airport in Malaysia for more then three months as no country is ready to take him. Vivek ji has pledged to write him a letter daily, because he is the symbol of hope.

Dear Hassan 

I know its been a long journey for you, still being at airport when every travellers wants to reach home as soon as they alight from any flight. You may have seen thousands of traveller coming and going from the airport, but you are where you are. 

I was thinking whole day about it, trying to understand your life for a long but whatever I would try to understand it will not be what you are going through. 

I read a beautiful comment in Change website where Erinn Davies write " Everyone deserves a home and it should not an airport" she says what millions of people want to say. Humans are Humans peace they made home where they can come back. Wherever we are as society it happens only because everyone has a home, home brought us together, villages, city, societies, culture and nations appears because there was a home. 

I have decided that I would like to write a letter to you everyday, share what I have to share, I am not expecting everyday a response from you, actually I have no expectations except I am planning a trip to meet you personally in KL. A question may come in your mind that why I want to write you everyday ? What made me to write you ? 

Actually for me you are strength for millions of people who are going through the same ordeal somewhere else, at the moment you are for me a symbol of hope, hope to challenge any circumstances and try to be peaceful. 

Let us come back to our letter and what I want to write you daily ? I would write you about my travels, where I go and what I do, people that I meet with.  It may be not be about me but what I interact with, let me open my heart for you, it may showcase that two human beings can relate even sitting miles and miles apart. This is what makes us human.

Today's letter is about my introduction not where I was born, what I do ? Instead what I think at the moment. Where we are raised, what colour, creed and culture I am from have no importance for me, for me the importance is what I think, why I think, for whom I think about. 

Slowly slowly you would know about me, you would know what and when I interact and with whom.Human society is about interaction, in 21st century our most beautiful and powerful tool is communication, kets communicate together, If we could do that together, we can dream of world; where we can all dream together.  Yours 

Vivekji 


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