Two days post 9/11/11.
Imagine: the world fills with gestures of good will. From every quarter and in every household; in city councils and councils of state; in classrooms, tiny shops, corporate offices. Releasing us to ourselves, to fulfill our own lives, to hail each other as souls, to kiss the earth and all her trembling, sun-seeking creatures, to feel ourselves as earthlings swirling as one in an ever-replenishing cosmic sea of love.
From the Washington Post.
View Photo Gallery — Detained in Tehran since July 2009, three hikers — Sarah Shourd, 31; her boyfriend, Shane Bauer, 27; and their friend, Josh Fattal, 27 — had a tearful reunion with their mothers in May 2010. Now, more than two years after their arrest, the two men have each been sentenced to an additional eight years in prison, a sharp blow to hopes their release was imminent.
By Lally Weymouth, Updated: Tuesday, September 13, 6:01 AM
How the two Americans return to the U.S., he said, “they are free to choose.”
“It is a unilateral pardon” of the hikers, he said.