CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta turned in a Reporter’s Notebook on what he’s been seeing in Beruit…
As I stood in a bombed-out nursery at Salel hospital in southern Beirut, I realized that this is the hardest part of my job.
Certainly, it is difficult to travel to a war zone, go without sleep for days on end and worry about my own safety. And, of course, being away from my family is difficult, as well.
Standing in that nursery, though, looking at the devastation of crumpled walls and shards of glass everywhere — staring into the seven tiny, now-empty bassinets adorned with little cut-out figures of rabbits and turtles, now carelessly tossed on the floor — is the most heart-wrenching of all.
I came to Beirut to tell the stories of the victims of war and the heroes who save them. I found plenty of both.