From StoryCorps comes this heartwarming story of forgiveness:
Six months ago, Raphael Hameed was walking with his 5-year-old son, Ish, in Colorado Springs, Colo., when they were hit by a speeding car.
Raphael was seriously injured. Ish, his only child, was killed. And while the driver is awaiting trial for vehicular homicide, her sister, Megiddëh Goldston, has formed a bond with the Hameed family. They connected after the accident, and she visits Raphael and his wife, Heidi, to help with their day-to-day life.
Megiddëh’s sister asked for forgiveness. “My heart broke for her, actually, because I know that she has to live for the rest of her life with this. And I told her, immediately, ‘Yes, of course I forgive you.'”
“…We love,” say Raphael. “That’s how we roll. And your sister made a mistake. We all make ’em. That’s why we try to embrace you guys.”
(READ the full story from StoryCorps via NPR)
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