Er zitten verschrikkelijke verhalen tussen en ik heb meermaals met de tranen in mijn ogen zitten lezen, maar tegelijk is het hartverwarmend om te lezen dat er nog zoveel mensen zijn die wel hun harten, huizen en grenzen open zetten om hen te helpen die niet zoveel geluk kregen toebedeeld om in een veilige thuishaven geboren te worden, maar niettemin evenveel recht hebben op een menswaardig bestaan. I read another book about refugees recently that attacked the issue in a more cerebral way. This is a book that I heartily recommend. These gifts even included personalized notes written in Italian and English for the recipients. Peitro Bartolo along with journalist Lidia Tilotta share the story of Lampedusa; a secluded community one hundred miles off Italy's southern coast.
With quiet dignity and an unshakable moral center, he tells unforgettable tales of pain and hope, stories of those who didn't make it and those who did. Bartolo we understand that it is impossible to do nothing in the face of such great human need. It sent me countless times to the internet to look up places and diseases so I could understand better what the refugees and Dr. Bartolo's experiences with the thousands upon thousands of migrants who have washed ashore on Lampedusa are absolutely devastating. Lemos a sua dor, as suas lágrimas, o seu sofrimento, o seu desespero por estes homens e mulheres. To talk with my children about electing leaders who are willing to get involved and offer assistance during humanitarian crisis.
Bartolo is an amazing man. To talk with my children about electing leaders who are willing to get involved and offer assistance during humanitarian crisis. Pietro Bartolo, who runs the lone medical clinic on the island, has been caring for many of them--both the living and the dead--for a quarter century. At times, the island was overwhelmed and resources were strained but they managed to provide for their fellow human beings. It's where hundreds of refugees fleeing brutality in Africa and the Middles East first come to make a new life. This is such an important book, and it's small size may make people think it's insignificant. He is a man who feels and attends to the world about him.
I live in my suburban bubble in a peaceful country and shamefully do not open up the curtains very often and maybe this is what compelled me to pick up this book. Adele Annesi is an award-winning Italian-American writer whose works have appeared in various periodicals and literary journals. They want their children to have a better life. Pietro Bartolo has run the lone medical clinic on the Italian island of Lampedusa. The book also revealed illnesses and some diseases previously unknown to me - rubber raft sickness, giardiasis, scabies etc.
I reread the 14-century Moroccan author and traveller Ibn Battuta. It made me sad and warmly assured in a conflict of emotions. Ma soprattutto nelle coscienze di chi, con sguardo indifferente, in realtà ha già deciso che è meglio non vedere né conoscere le storie di queste vite, e spesso, purtroppo, della loro tragica fine. Moge deze aanklacht de ogen openen van velen die hun harten gesloten hebben. Pietro Bartolo runs the sole medical clinic in his homeland of Lampedusa, a tiny Italian island 70 miles off the coast of Tunisia that has become the gateway — and graveyard — for an unending stream of refugees trying to escape the varied horrors confronting them in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Due to its geographic location, thousands of migrants from the Middle East and Africa have made their way to this island.
Bartolo runs a medical clinic. There are times of success, and times of failure. Such organ harvesting, notes Bartolo, certainly confirms the complicity of well-trained, first-world surgeons. Pietro Bartolo has run the lone medical clinic on the Italian island of Lampedusa. A call for urgency, humanitarian aid and Doctors Without Borders.
People and places like this give me hope for our world, that all are not close minded, selfish, and without compassion. This was a difficult book to read and an important book to read. He treats each refugee with compassion and dignity. Although the solution to the immigrant crisis is not an easy one, all politicians involved in seeking answers should be required to read about the work of Dr. It is available to view on Netflix. This is the labor of those who seek healing and justice for refugees, the people with shattered worlds, whose lives hang in the balance. Given its intimate emphasis, Tears includes little of the greater context of the refugee crisis.
Labour had Simply told and apparently well translated, Tears of Salt provides a glimpse into the boyhood of Dr. Once you experience either of them your soul will not be the same. In this moving account of attending to victims of war, Italian physician Bartolo makes an impassioned plea for more public awareness of and effective humanitarian solutions for refugees from Africa and the Middle East. It sent me countless times to the internet to look up places and diseases so I could understand better what the refugees and Dr. Pietro Bartolo has run the lone medical clinic on the Italian island of Lampedusa.
This book should be required reading in high schools and I would give it 10 stars. Publication Year 2018 Additional Details Copyright Date 2018 Original Language Italian Dimensions Weight 11. Just under 200 pages this book beautifully summarizes what it means to be human, to remember someone's name and to be compassionate. The son of a fishermen, this moving book mixes stories of his childhood with the horrors of human suffering he witnesses everyday. The writing and the translation, I think are a bit workman-like, so if you're looking for a tragic, horrifying story dressed up in beautiful prose, this isn't for you. The physical health of the refugees and the number of orphaned children is shocking.