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    David Eubank, his wife and three young children, deliver aid where aid groups won't.

    As I watched this video, I kept waffling between "How in the hell can he put his family at risk like that" and "This guy and his family are truly committed to helping others that no one else will help."

    What do you think about what he's doing? And, about having his family right there with him?

    The video is from CGTN, the Chinese Global Television Network, on one of their recurring news shows called Assignment Asia. They have pretty interesting stories from time to time, as long as you can parse through the propaganda they tend to intermix since it is the Communist Chinese government that runs the network.

    This story, however, seems to be pretty straight forward.

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    Re: David Eubank, his wife and three young children, deliver aid where aid groups won

    If he wants to risk his life, thats up to him, but I think its very reckless and downright foolish to bring your kids along into a war zone. If anything happens to them he's got no one to blame but himself.

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    Re: David Eubank, his wife and three young children, deliver aid where aid groups won

    Absolutely Amazing.

    However, bringing his children there, especially his daughters....the horrors they'd endure if captured by ISIS ...

    I'd never condone bringing American children into that area of the world for any reason.

    But what they're doing is just jaw-droppingly amazing.
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    Re: David Eubank, his wife and three young children, deliver aid where aid groups won

    Quote Originally Posted by Beaudreaux View Post
    As I watched this video, I kept waffling between "How in the hell can he put his family at risk like that" and "This guy and his family are truly committed to helping others that no one else will help."

    What do you think about what he's doing? And, about having his family right there with him?

    The video is from CGTN, the Chinese Global Television Network, on one of their recurring news shows called Assignment Asia. They have pretty interesting stories from time to time, as long as you can parse through the propaganda they tend to intermix since it is the Communist Chinese government that runs the network.

    This story, however, seems to be pretty straight forward.

    This is another one of those situations where I say that as long as a person is a consenting adult, they can do whatever they choose.

    His children are at an age our society considers too young to give informed consent, and placing them at such high risk on a daily basis means that any harm they experience is entirely the parent's fault.

    IMO he and his wife can do his humanitarian thing with my blessing; but they are acting in a way that intentionally places their children in harms way and I do not condone this.
    If I stop responding it doesn't mean I've conceded the point or agree with you. It only means I've made my point and I don't mind you having the last word. Please wait a few minutes before "quoting" me. I often correct errors for a minute or two after I post before the final product is ready.

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    Re: David Eubank, his wife and three young children, deliver aid where aid groups won

    There is no reference to his faith but I bet he's a Christian

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    Re: David Eubank, his wife and three young children, deliver aid where aid groups won

    Quote Originally Posted by Mac77 View Post
    There is no reference to his faith but I bet he's a Christian
    Here's some more about the guy:

    https://deidox.org/fbr/

    https://world.wng.org/2016/03/jungle_cowboys

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    Re: David Eubank, his wife and three young children, deliver aid where aid groups won

    Quote Originally Posted by Beaudreaux View Post
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    Re: David Eubank, his wife and three young children, deliver aid where aid groups won

    I'm familiar with his work, he's well-regarded in the Humanitarian network. He started FBR approx 20 years ago and the children have been going on assignments with their parents on and off for their entire lives. Not sure of their exact ages but his eldest would have to be 16 or so by now.

    The exchange you see between General Mustafa and the youngest boy in the video in the OP is heartwarming. They clearly have a bond. Great kids, beautiful family. Hopefully they will be able to continue their work and keep safe.
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    Re: David Eubank, his wife and three young children, deliver aid where aid groups won

    Quote Originally Posted by Serenity View Post
    I'm familiar with his work, he's well-regarded in the Humanitarian network. He started FBR approx 20 years ago and the children have been going on assignments with their parents on and off for their entire lives. Not sure of their exact ages but his eldest would have to be 16 or so by now.

    The exchange you see between General Mustafa and the youngest boy in the video in the OP is heartwarming. They clearly have a bond. Great kids, beautiful family. Hopefully they will be able to continue their work and keep safe.
    If I did my math correctly, his oldest should be 17.

    I was very impressed by him and his commitment to provide aid and help for those that are by all other means and definitions beyond aiding and beyond help.
    Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, don't blame someone else, or expect others to make a change, you should stop complaining and make a different choice. Remember, the circumstances of your birth don't determine the outcome of your life.

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