Sharon's funeral: Short on emotions but full of symbolism
Almost everyone here on Monday had his own personal memories of Arik. More than a few of those present, especially the politicians, were people Sharon scorned in life.
It was an almost legendary funeral for a legendary figure: the broad, scenic fields; the impressive speeches by the two orphaned sons; the military jeep bearing the body of the deceased leader; the ranch in the valley below and the grave site on the hill that will soon be red with anemones. Even the explosions at...
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