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Lauren Buckman

Participating in Jerusalem Marathon 2017

My Fundraising Goal: $360

$276 (77%)

Why I Run

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It is the final countdown until the Jerusalem Marathon! I will be running in support of One Family, in awe of the incredible work they do, and the environment they create for victims of terror in Israel.

I had the honor of hearing from one victim herself, who witnessed her mother being stabbed to death in their own kitchen by a 15-year-old Palestinian boy. She was the one who protected her siblings from the most horrific sight, she is the one who was brave enough to call her father in a calm voice, and she was the one left with a gaping emptiness in her life. Dafna Meir was well known by her community, not only as the most caring wife, mother of 6, and nurse, but as a generous individual who lit up the world around her. Her daughter stood before me and my ... More