“Pretty damn fortunate to be alive”
Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall said that he is lucky to be alive, regardless of his circumstances. Hall also provided an update on his health.
Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall gives health update following deadly Ukraine attack: ‘I feel pretty damn lucky to be here’https://t.co/8KdfTEQgut
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Two of Hall’s colleagues, veteran Fox News cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski and Oleksandra “Sasha” Kuvshynovawere killed in the attack, leaving Hall to observe: “I feel pretty damn lucky to be here.”
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Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we’ve seen many accounts of bravery and courage in difficult situations. Hall sent a tweet Thursday night that detailed the extent of his injuries. Fox News transcribed it.
I lost half my leg, one of my feet, my hand is being put back together, and one eye no longer works. My hearing is also very bad.
Hall also paid tribute to Zakrzewski, and Kuvshynova and shared a photo before explaining the condition.
“It’s been over three weeks since the attack in Ukraine and I wanted to start sharing it all. But first I need to pay tribute to my colleagues Pierre and Sasha who didn’t make it that day. Pierre and I traveled the world together, working was his joy and his joy was infectious. RIP”
Hall suffered injuries and saw his friends die before he could even think about the war.
However, this does not mean that the media is trying to get emotions. It is a total mess. Everybody is affected.
Hall couldn’t have foreseen the consequences of this disaster on his life and his relationships with his family.
Stories of strength, courage, and conviction are rare in today’s media-driven society.
There’s still a balance between truth-seekers and those who want to promote their narratives.