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Thu Jun 6, 2024, 03:04 PM Jun 6

Extremely touching exchange. Zelensky with a WWII Hero. [View all]

While the stage is full of applause, there was an incredibly touching exchange between Volodymyr Zelensky and an American WWII veteran.

— 🇺🇸 Veteran: Ah, the savior of the people.

— Zelensky: No, you are our savior. Thank you.

— 🇺🇸 Veteran: I pray for you.
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K & R........................ Lovie777 Jun 6 #1
Show this to the Magats in Congress. Boomerproud Jun 6 #2
recomended . hear hear. second that emotion. AllaN01Bear Jun 6 #7
Hah! They'd suddenly remember some appointment they were about to be late for. calimary Jun 6 #23
The appointment they would suddenly remember is spending July 4th in Moscow. AZ8theist Jun 6 #33
so heartwarming to see this. thank you riversedge Jun 6 #3
Can I cry now? That just went straight to my heart. Hekate Jun 6 #4
Got me, too. That old gentleman has the personal experience to recognize -the- fight. Hermit-The-Prog Jun 6 #11
EXACTLY. B.See Jun 6 #34
Just saw the clilp again for the nth time.. RicROC Jun 7 #43
Someone must be cutting onions Deep State Witch Jun 6 #5
So touching. Simple but so profound. And he's earned it. calimary Jun 6 #6
Two world heros, past and present, meeting face to face. wnylib Jun 7 #42
That was a very moving moment. sheshe2 Jun 6 #8
I pray for him too!!! Peacetrain Jun 6 #9
So true! Watching the whole event, it is evident Quakerfriend Jun 6 #15
So I dragged my husband over to watch this, and we both cried. What a moment. Hekate Jun 6 #10
I'm so moved by that... tears and lump.in throat like others here. liberalla Jun 6 #12
I'm sure that meant a lot to both of them. lpbk2713 Jun 6 #13
I saw this on BBC News live. House of Roberts Jun 6 #14
Wasn't that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau behind them? cab67 Jun 6 #16
Yes. Abigail_Adams Jun 6 #19
Ohh.. Beautiful! Cha Jun 6 #17
I am not often moved to tears, what is better than two heroes meeting one who fought in the past one who is fighting now ShazamIam Jun 6 #18
Zelensky's reaction was priceless!!! tavernier Jun 6 #20
Brings a tear to the eye. So touching of what we were and should be as a nation. boston bean Jun 6 #21
Wow! Two men who fully understand the word fascist PortTack Jun 6 #22
Absolutely. And they, no doubt, see the absurdity of Russian propaganda calling the Ukrainians "Nazis". EarnestPutz Jun 6 #28
Precisely! As I wrote in another thread B.See Jun 6 #36
Anti-fascist warriors for freedom from different eras meow2u3 Jun 6 #24
Nicolle Wallace was discussing this video and said she has cried four times watching it. a kennedy Jun 6 #25
I cried too when I first saw it on Nicolle's show. HoosierDebbie Jun 7 #39
It was extremely striking when I saw it on the news earlier Emrys Jun 6 #26
Kick orangecrush Jun 6 #27
Like Biden, Zelensky has a heart and a soul. He cares. Totally unlike anything, anywhere in the Gooper party. Evolve Dammit Jun 6 #29
Another great tweet with a bit more text of the exchange, plus it's free of the French broadcaster's narration: highplainsdem Jun 6 #30
k&r BootinUp Jun 6 #31
This deserves a kick tavernier Jun 6 #32
I cannot get over Zelensky's thoughtfulness True Dough Jun 6 #35
The transcription dropped a remark. Dave says Jun 6 #37
Very moving Wild blueberry Jun 6 #38
K&R gademocrat7 Jun 7 #40
He's impressed me in the best of ways. Tommy Carcetti Jun 7 #41
Everytime I look at this I tear up. Two people who Emile Jun 7 #44
This vet must not have heard that Zelensky is a Nazi... Sky Jewels Jun 7 #45
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