Khizr and Ghazala Khan powerful speech and grace during the DNC, made in tribute to their deceased son, Capt. Humayun Khan, moved so many people that thousands have since visited his grave at Arlington National Cemetery.
Mimi Robinson’s father is buried in Arlington and recently left a note for the Khan’s at their son’s grave. The note reads: “I’ve been thinking about the ways politics and bureaucracy have tainted my love for this country. But seeing your parents, learning about you — has shown and reminded me of the dignity, love and blessings stitched into the diverse fabric of the United States.”
Visitors to Captain Khan’s grave have also left American flags, laminated prayers, photographs, stones, and flowers. Friends of the Khans, who live nearby, collect the items for the Khan’s who are slowly making their way through the letters, moved that their son is continuing to make a tremendous impact on the world. “He was a person that put a face to everything good about minority groups in America,” Ms. Robinson told the New York Times. “He’s what we all value in this country really deep down. It’s him and it’s other soldiers who don’t have the spotlight like he has right now