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Sexual abuse survivor finds peace in forgiveness

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http://www.news-sentinel.com - Heck was 6 years old when she said she was sexually abused by her father and at 8 by her uncle. Although she told her mother immediately about the abuse by her uncle, she kept the secret of what her father was doing to her until she was 14.



Her parents had divorced when Heck turned 10 and were living in different homes. However, during visitations with her dad the abuse continued. It wasn't until she began acting out in school, physically fighting with other children, that Heck finally told

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45 years later, survivor says ‘forgiveness sets us free’

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http://thetandd.com - Jordan Simmons III vividly remembers what has become known as the “Orangeburg Massacre,” but he refuses to be bitter despite being shot in the neck on Feb. 8, 1968.



He would rather spend his time urging peace and unity among future generations.



“What we must do as survivors, along with others concerned about our nation’s well-being, is throw our collective resources into preventing future occurrences even remotely comparable to the ‘Orangeburg Massacre,’” Simmons said Friday.



“Let us r

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Forgiveness: Letting go of grudges and bitterness - MayoClinic.com

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http://www.mayoclinic.com - When someone you care about hurts you, you can hold on to anger, resentment and thoughts of revenge — or embrace forgiveness and move forward.



Nearly everyone has been hurt by the actions or words of another. Perhaps your mother criticized your parenting skills, your colleague sabotaged a project or your partner had an affair. These wounds can leave you with lasting feelings of anger, bitterness or even vengeance — but if you don't practice forgiveness, you might be the one who pays most dea

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A Key to Peace: Forgiveness

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http://www.finerminds.com - If we truly want to live a happier life, we must dig deep and learn to forgive. Forgiveness is the most precious treasure that we can give ourselves. When we are willing to forgive, we are guaranteed a life of peace, gratitude, wisdom, expansion and growth. If not, we are destined to a life of blame, resentment, pain, self-pity, guilt and anger.



Sarah created vision boards, recited affirmations and hung out with the “right” people in the hope of creating a love-filled life. Yet, as long as s

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