Loving Son Has Been Climbing Hospital Wall Everyday To See His Dying Mum

A loving son has been climbing the wall of the hospital each and every day so that he could see his dying mum who had been diagnosed with cancer and coronavirus. 

Jihad Al-Suwaiti, from Hebron, Palestine, has been spotted climbing the wall of the hospital every day where his mum is based. The dedicated and loving son was determined that he would spend as much time as possible with her before she passed away.

The 30-year-old has been spotted on several occasions climbing the hospital wall of Hebron, in a Palestinian city in the southern west bank. His mum was receiving care there, as she was suffering from both cancer and coronavirus.

Spending as much time as he could with his mum, he sat on the window ledge and made sure she knew he is there.

A hospital official said: “He climbed the pipeline on the building to get up to a spot to see his mother, who was on the second floor.

“He spent most of his days there, observing his mother’s condition from outside the window.

“He only came down after he was convinced that his mother had fallen asleep.”

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For safety reasons, Al-Suwaiti was banned from climbing the exterior wall of the hospital. However, he refused to listen to the rules and has continued to climb the wall on a daily basis so that he could see his 73-year-old mum.

Al-Suwaiti’s mum, Rasmi Suwaiti, had been battling leukaemia prior to being diagnosed with COVID-19 a few weeks ago.

Sadly, she passed away after spending five days in the hospital, according to news site Says.

Al-Suwaiti’s brother said: “He was very close to our mother, especially since our dad died 15 years ago.”

According to reports, Al-Suwaiti had been determined to see his mum once he had learnt that her condition was worsening. He tried to enter her hospital room on several occasions but was told that he was not allowed inside the building due to the pandemic.

On July 16, the man climbed the wall for the final time so that he could say goodbye to his dying mum. He watched her through the window of the intensive care unit.

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Written by Aimee Walker

Aimee is a senior content editor at IGV who specialises in finding the best original stories, trending topics and entertainment news. She graduated from Birmingham City University with a degree in Media and Communications.