They All Had Faces of Angels
By Frank Rosario, Kevin Sheehan and Bruce Golding
He wept as he recited the names, saying they are all “angels” now.
A Brooklyn father who suffered the unthinkable loss of seven children when fire ripped through his home brought thousands of mourners to tears Sunday during their funeral.
“They all had faces of angels. Hashem [God] knows how much I love them,” said a sobbing Gabriel Sassoon.
“People forget what’s important in life. My children were unbelievable. They were the best.
“But the truth is, every child is the best. Every child is the most beautiful child there is in the world. Every child is like that.”
The Orthodox Jewish dad broke down as he recited the names of his dead children, ages 5 to 16.
He called them a “sacrifice to the community.”