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Will You Hug Me?

Sanctuary - Hug (in my heart)

These are three minutes well spent. Watch this young Arab-American opera singer offer his prayer and vulnerability to total strangers and see what happens. A "community of caring" just might exist, even where we least expect to find it. The music is a bonus — one of my favorite Sinead O'Connor songs beautifully interpreted by the protagonist of this silent film, Karim Sulayman. Enjoy.

 

 

Karim Sulayman – I trust you from Meredith Kaufman Younger on Vimeo.

 

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