By Joel Leyden
Israel News Agency

Jerusalem —-April 21…… “Daddy, tell me the story again,” said the 6-year-old girl. “Tell me how he saved the big children.”

It had been hours earlier in this pristine, palm tree lined Ra’anana cemetery that hundreds stood mourning and praising Holocaust survivor and Virginia Tech hero for sacrificing his life so that his students would live.

“He was a good man,” said Amanda. “Will he come back to life now?” she asked.
It was this young girl’s first trip to a cemetery. I explained to her that in life we are born in hospitals, live our lives and then we are buried in cemeteries. “We will all be buried in a cemetery, but some people die from old age, others from diseases, but this man – he was a hero. He was buried here because he gave life to the big children in Virginia,” I told her