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Hit-and-run victim wants public help to forgive driver

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http://www.komonews.com - TACOMA, Wash. -- To grasp the peace and dignity of Gregory Adams requires one to ask the unimaginable: What would you want to say to the hit-and-run driver who nearly killed you?

"Speaking directly to him, I'm gonna say 'God bless you'," Adams says.

On September 3, Adams was waiting for the light to turn "walk" to cross a south Tacoma crosswalk. He started walking, and that was the last thing he remembers.

The man who found him lying in the road, 50 feet from the impact, thought he was

If he wants out of the marriage, there's little you can do to keep him

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http://www.denverpost.com - Dear Neil: My husband left me four weeks ago. We have been married for two years, together for four, and have two children, ages 4 and 2. I was pregnant when we met, and am now 27 (he is 24). We have been fighting a lot, and he is often angry at me. Frequently he rages at me, and he's hit me several times.

But I'm not ready to give up on him, and I forgive him. I was sexually and physically abused as a child, and I consider him my best friend. So recently I gave him a gift: a picture of us w

After forgiving her, son fights to free mother who had his father killed

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http://www.mercurynews.com - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nearly three decades after the murder that tore them apart, the mother and son talk easily now. They laugh over little things. She stands on tiptoes to hug him and whispers: "I love you." He smiles and hugs her back.



They often meet for lunch at the nonprofit where Gaile Owens works. On this day, she and Stephen sit side by side in a conference room, one glancing at the other as they answer a reporter's questions about their tangled past. About the killing of Stephen

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June Steenkamp's readiness to forgive offers a challenge to Christians everywhere

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http://www.christiantoday.com - The trial of Oscar Pistorius is dominating the headlines and brought with it much contention.

The South African athlete, a world-class Paralympian blade runner and the first ever double-amputee to participate in the Olympic Games, stands charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp - a world away from the glory of London 2012 less than a year.

Pistorius claims he shot her by accident, mistaking her for an intruder. The prosecution say he is a hotheaded killer who murdered hi

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"I deserve the Ballon d'Or every year," says Ronaldo

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http://www.marca.com - Cristiano Ronaldo offered an interview to 'A Bola' magazine and A Bola TV to mark the awarding of the '2013 Personality of the Year'. In it, the Portuguese forward spoke about José Mourinho, saying that he wouldn't mind playing under him again: "I would work under him again, just as I would work under other coaches I've had like Ferguson, Boloni or Pellegrini. I learned lots under them and I have great memories of them. These coaches gave me the chance to better myself as a person and a player.

Hit-and-Run Victim’s Father Says He Cannot Forgive Driver Who Fled

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http://connecticut.cbslocal.com - GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ The father of a Middlebury woman killed in a hit-and-run accident says he can understand that the accident occurred, but cannot forgive the driver who left the scene.

The Republican American reports that Richard Beebe says he can’t believe the driver has not turned himself in.
Police say 21-year-old Meghan Beebe was struck early Saturday morning in a Greenwich parking lot after a night out with friends.

Police say the driver stopped briefly after hitting her, the

Vindicator should forgive, forget past transgressions of Kerrigan

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http://www.vindy.com - Vindicator should forgive, forget past transgressions of Kerrigan



I write about Pat Kerrigan, a former Youngstown municipal judge, who was convicted for wrongdoing for acts that occurred over 20 years ago. Pat Kerrigan and I are lifelong friends, and he also happens to be my nephew. I also know him to be a man of faith, integrity and compassion for his fellow man. My views are shared by many others.



On July 21, The Vindicator ran a story on Page 1 of the Sports section describing how 63-y

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Prisoner apologizes, asks for forgiveness

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http://www.newarkadvocate.com - My name is Ronald E. Hupp Jr. I am a 29-year-old inmate serving a four-year prison sentence from Licking County because of a third-degree felony conviction for aggravated drug possession and a third-degree felony conviction for tampering with evidence.



The reason I am writing this letter is because I felt the need to not only make a sincere apology to my family, friends and the courts as I’ve done, but also because I felt the need to apologize to you. I now realize and accept the fact that m

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Slain officer's mother offers forgiveness to killer

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http://www.cbs58.com - MILWAUKEE-A judge gave 30 year old Iraq War Vet Ben Sebena life with the chance of parole in 35 years, after he plead guilty to the fatal shooting of his wife Jennifer on Christmas Eve.



Violet Gerhat, the mother of Jennifer Sebena told the court, "There are no answers after the horror, there has been peace .peace continues. In weakness, devastation. We have hope our choices have consequences justice must be served. I forgive Ben and leave Ben's future in the hands of God and the criminal jus

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Dallas, DeSoto shooting victims' relative offers forgiveness

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http://www.dallasnews.com - The mother and grandmother of two victims in this week’s shooting spree that left four dead said Friday that she hopes for forgiveness for the suspect, but she also added her own earthly assessment of Erbie Lee Bowser.



“We ask God to forgive you … because we’re Christians,” Lurlean Smith

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