43 Comments on "Watch Fareed Zakaria’s moving tribute to his mom"

  1. What a beautiful and incredible human. RIP

  2. Donna Cianciosi | April 12, 2021 at 1:51 PM | Reply

    An amazing woman – I’d be proud of everything she had achieved.

  3. My deepest condolences.Farreed Zakaria a Great man your mother died knowing that and was very happy.

  4. My condolences to you and your family, Fareed. It’s never easy to lose a loved one.

  5. Treason University | April 12, 2021 at 1:54 PM | Reply

    I said a prayer for you today…
    And know God must have heard
    I felt the answer in my heart….
    Although HE spoke not a word.
    I didn’t ask for wealth or fame…
    I knew you wouldn’t mind.
    I asked Him to send treasures…
    Of a far more lasting kind.
    I prayed that He’d be near you…
    At the start of each new day
    To grant you health and blessings….
    And friends to share your way.
    I asked for happiness for you…
    In all things great and small
    But it was for His loving care…
    I prayed the most of all.

  6. Your mom sounds like an amazing woman.
    May Allah grant her the highest levels of Jinnah

  7. Rachel Barker | April 12, 2021 at 2:01 PM | Reply

    Losing a parent is one of the hardest things anyone can go through but, I can’t even imagine that pain being amplified even more by not being able to be there, say goodbye or bury her. What an incredible woman and i’m sure very proud of her son.

    • Green party of Wakanda | April 12, 2021 at 7:28 PM | Reply

      No it’s not, parents are supposed to die before their kids, losing a child is the hardest thing anyone can do through you silly woman

    • Drew P. Balzak | April 12, 2021 at 7:30 PM | Reply

      @Jeff Libby she’s the best! 👍🏾

    • Khristine Ann B | April 12, 2021 at 8:08 PM | Reply

      Losing anyone, parent, or child, who is that intricate in impacting your evolution as a human is painful regardless. For those who have lost both, there is no measurement of the void.

    • @Khristine Ann B you think that your mr. Cool so you can say the s word watch that. Mouth ma’am

  8. Yan Putrisuryo | April 12, 2021 at 2:11 PM | Reply

    My prayer for madame Zakaria, may she rest in peace. A loving tribute from Fareed to his mom.🙏

  9. She was a amazing compassionate lady, Many condolances on her passing.

  10. Claudete Machado | April 12, 2021 at 2:24 PM | Reply

    Heart breaking what COVID 19 has done to so many families. I’m sorry for your loss.

  11. LeeAnn Wallace | April 12, 2021 at 2:41 PM | Reply

    Dear Fareed, I am so sorry for you and your family. The death of your mother is not only your loss, but from your dedication, I can say her death is a loss to humankind. My sympathy to you and your family. My thanks to your mother for making change in the world and for improving the lives of so many. Be blessed and be in peace.

  12. What a lovely tribute to Mr Zakaria’s mum. He is a good son. RIP, Ms Fatima.

  13. Don Jariyasunant | April 12, 2021 at 2:48 PM | Reply

    RIP to your mom Mr. Zakaria. This was a beautiful tribute to your late mother. I hope you’ll get a chance to fly home one day and pay your respects to your Mom. The 22 who disliked this video have no heart.

  14. Janet Coffman | April 12, 2021 at 2:48 PM | Reply

    Oh Fareed, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Your pain of not being able to be with her is immense…you are so brave…so professional. She must have been so proud of you. I trust your opinion and think you have one of the best minds around in politics and world views. Thanks for sharing about your mother, one smart and accomplished woman.

  15. Ernest Olivier | April 12, 2021 at 2:49 PM | Reply

    I went through this way 20 years ago when my beloved treasor Mom transitioned to the other side. I can imagine the feeling inside and how you must hold yourself not to crack in tears. May her soul rest in harmonious peace

  16. TheFarmanimalfriend | April 12, 2021 at 2:59 PM | Reply

    My Mom died May 5, 2020. I wasn’t able to visit her, in her long term care facility, because of the pandemic. The staff were totally afraid of a visitor infecting them, so there were no visits allowed.

    • Luke_SkyWanker | April 12, 2021 at 7:23 PM | Reply

      I lost my mom in the same way. Long term care facility, etc. But… she was in a regular hospital ICU for a couple of days before she passed away and the hospital did allow family to visit her. I know it helped her.

    • Drew P. Balzak | April 12, 2021 at 7:41 PM | Reply

      @Luke_SkyWanker we can all take comfort in knowing they’re railing like rabbits behind the pearly gates in our Lords Heavenly Kingdom.
      Awomen 🙏🏾

  17. I am so sorry you could not be with your mom. It breaks my heart. However she did a wonderful job raising a thoughtful son.

  18. Cheryl R Leigh | April 12, 2021 at 3:15 PM | Reply

    What an extraordinary woman and what a brilliant and lovely homage to your mother. With deep condolences, Fareed.

  19. Fareed.
    Thank you for honoring your mother.
    I took care of mine in her home of nearly 90 years for 6 weeks before she died because she never wanted to go into a nursing home.
    Took a leave of absence from work to do it. But despite the fact my mom and I had relationship problems over the the years I felt she deserved it, not just because I was her only child, but because without her, I wouldn’t be here writing this.

  20. Beautiful tribute. My 90 year old father passed away Feb. 11, 2021. He did not have COVID, but was admitted to a hospital not 10 minutes from my home. We begged the doctors to let us see Dad. They told us that death was not imminent and our request was denied. Dad died less than 24 hours later. Dad was so afraid of dying. He was afraid that he wouldn’t be able to find mom in heaven. Dad died alone, in a cold empty room, with no one to hold his hand or give him comfort. Dying has become lonely and solitary. Prayers for strength to all who are experiencing this grief.

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