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When you wait by the Terminal...

Alsalam alikom wa ra7mat Allah wa barakatoh

This is a post I started to write loong ago but never finished. For some reasons I remembered it and decided to finish and post.

The Terminal(imdb link) is a movie that tells a story of a man who lived in a terminal at the airport for nearly a year waiting for the moment when they let him in to New York.
Away from the details of the story and why that happened to him, the movie shows a man preferred to wait for a year in the airport and fulfil a promise he gave to his father sometime ago... his father is dead but he insists on keeping his promise.
Sometimes -a lot of times actually- I feel people lost that thing inside to wait for their precious moments to come.
The guy in the movie was allowed many times to escape -legally and not- but he's never done that. Maybe he was smart enough to realize those were traps, and maybe he thought "maybe I can wait for the real solution to come".
It sometimes happen that you find yourself in a miserable situation, having nothing to spend, having no work, no friends, no life to live. You have the choice to wait for the best, or escape and live like a fugitive for the rest of your life!
The guy also had no money, no food, nothing... but yet he's not chosen to escape, eventually, he figured out a way to earn money, buy clothes, invite the girl he met for dinner... etc that even the airport manager once said "he earns more than I do!"
I believe we all pass by that same terminal, it's all about how long can you afford to wait for the gate to open!

Have a good night!


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