Finding Heroism in Forgiveness

Finding Heroism in Forgiveness

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“Kim Crespi doesn’t think of herself as a hero. But earlier this month Crespi was honored as a Hero of Forgiveness.” She has forgiven her husband for stabbing to death their 5-year-old twin daughters. She visits him in prison every week, where he’s received medication for his bi-polar disorder, and can’t believe he is in jail, rather than a mental hospital…

For more inspiring stories of forgiveness, visit the Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance.
Read my favorite story of forgiveness about the parents of Amy Biehl, a 26 year-old blue-eyed blonde valedictorian from Stanford, who was stoned and stabbed to death in South Africa in 1993. Her parents have picked up where she left off, taking up the cause for equality and jobs in black townships, even working alongside her killers…
Forgiving The Unforgiveable, GNN-i, October 1, 2001

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