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Corporal Hasan : The Last Guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

City: Quds. Location: Al Aqsa Mosque, Date: Friday, 21 May 1972. My late journalist friend Said Terzioğlu and I are wandering through the sacred sites with the help of our guide. It was at the top of the steps in the second courtyard of the sacred mosque. He had a height close to two meters… He had some aging clothes upon his aging body… standing bold upright. I looked at his face and was scared. It was like someone had overturned some barren soil. He had many scars on his face.

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