Eulogy for a Father

I would like to share this beautiful eulogy by Maged Atiya for his father who passed away last year. It is truly moving and worth reading


“There is no remembrance of former things; neither shall there be any remembrance of things that are to come with those that shall come after.” Ecclesiastes 1:11

In remembrance of Samir Nessim Atiya (November 4 1925 – October 17 2019)

The nonagenarian and his first born son
were bound by filial love and separated by almost everything else, especially
God and Country. He was a man marked by early losses, those of a father as well
as beloved siblings. He remarked to his son, in a moment of transparency
brought on by old age that his deepest wish is to finish life’s course…

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