In these times of intolerance, fear, and racial tension, it’s easy to forget that there are still places in the world where friendship knows no colour. According to Mexican soldier Israel Parra, the army is one of them. His story of a bond he made in Iraq that transcended all boundaries of hate is exactly what we all needed to hear right now.
The heartwarming tale, which Parra posted on Facebook, has almost hit 85 thousand shares and more than 135 thousand likes. More importantly, it’s sparking a discussion on whether discrimination is a learned or inherited practice.
Read the touching story.