By Religion News Service Monday, October 03, 2011
Five years ago, her 32-year-old son Charlie Roberts shot 10 Amish schoolgirls before turning the gun on himself.
"Not only was my son not alive, he was the perpetrator of the worst crime anyone could ever imagine," Terri Roberts said.
After the shooting, press reports made public the remarkable compassion of the Amish community as it embraced the gunman's family with forgiveness.
Terri has found peace in these last years at the bedside of her son's most damaged, living victim — a paralyzed schoolgirl, now 11.
(READ the Religion News story in USA Today)
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