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Shiva Karout looks to lift up a nation after tragedy

Beirut has a troubled history and, in 2020, it again resembled a war zone. Almost 3,000 metric tons of ammonium nitrate exploded, killing more than 200 people. An investigation is still underway. The aftermath, combined with a barely functioning government, crippling inflation and scarce electricity has made life there increasingly difficult, but one powerlifter tells CNN that he will do his best to inspire his people and lift up his country.

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