‘I will give birth in mourning’

What should have been a day of joy for Lilach Shushan – the birth of her third child – will instead be a day of tremendous emotional upheaval.

Lilach, nine-months pregnant, buried her husband Yossi Shushan on Sunday. He was the one fatality resulting from a barrage of 100 Palestinian missiles on southern Israel over the weekend.

A tear-drenched Lilach was forced to attend the funeral of her beloved husband on a stretcher for fear she would go into labor.

“His family was everything to him,” Lilach told Israeli newspaper Yediot Ahronot. “He was such a wonderful father, always putting the joy of his children before his own desires.”

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