His countenance changed

In the city of Tabriz, a lady told me that her son had been taken prisoner of war by the Iraqis and recently she had heard that they had martyred her captive son adding: “I have come to tell you to say to the Imam that he should not to become anxious about our children. For us the Imam’s good health is important.” When I conveyed this message to the Imam his countenance changed to such an extent and tears started to pour down his cheeks such that anybody who saw him in that state would be deeply affected.

Name of the narrator: Ayatollah Khamenei, Jomhouri-e-Eslami daily dated November 28, 1983

Title of the Book: Impressions and Memoirs about Imam Khomeini's Practical Behaviour, vol. 1, chapter two, page 207



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