Mom Returns to Mumbai 2 Years After Attacks to Forgive the Unforgiveable

Mom Returns to Mumbai 2 Years After Attacks to Forgive the Unforgiveable

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photo by adeclerk via morguefileAn online video series begins today telling the story of Kia Scherr, a wife and mother, who has forgiven the unforgiveable.

Her husband and 13-year-old daughter were murdered two years ago in the Mubai terrorist attacks, while they huddled together under a table in the Oberoi Hotel restaurant.

Now, watch Kia Scherr as she returns to Mumbai for the first time to complete her own journey of healing and forgiveness and to share her message of compassion with the city and the world. Odyssey Networks documented this remarkable woman’s journey in an exclusive five-part video series debuting today on

Following her passage through the city as she unites with massacre survivors and their rescuers, the video also captures her memories of the final two weeks of Alan’s and Naomi’s life. All the while, she is organizing an interfaith memorial event that celebrates the sacredness of life and the power of compassion and forgiveness.

Supplementing Kia’s story will be interviews with Philip Yancey, best-selling author of “What Good Is God?”, who was in Mumbai at the time of the attacks and devotes a chapter in his book to that experience.

Beyond Mumbai: Hope and Healing” begins today, December 6, and continues through December 15. Odyssey Networks, established in 1987, is a multi-faith coalition dedicated to producing and distributing media that bridges understanding between people of different beliefs and perspectives.

WATCH the promo for the series below…

(Photo, right, by adeclerk, via morgefile)

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