John Nolley Jr. walked out of a courtroom in Texas today with his good name restored. Read more →
After taking a stand for forgiveness, Sen. Al Franken couldn’t withstand the pressure to cancel an appearance with Kathy Griffin, the comedian who was stupid enough to be photographed holding a bloodied head that obviously was meant to portray President Donald Trump. Read more →
‘It’s compelling and powerful to watch a black woman stare down the barrel of violent racism and say, ‘I forgive you,” a reporter who covers race says.
What if she hadn’t? Read more →
On June 25, 1996, Daniel Danais got good and drunk, got in his car, and plowed into David Scannell, then 39, as he rode his bike in Quincy, Mass.
Scannell suffered a traumatic brain injury that left him in a coma until last Monday, when he died at age 58.
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Last month, Zoe Galasso was shot and killed at a lunch table in the school cafeteria in Marysville, Washington.
Of the people who were shot by her classmate, Jaylen Fryberg, Zoe was the first to die. Fryberg took his own life.
Fryberg’s mother stopped by the Galasso household a few days later. Read more →
Louis Zamperini won’t get to be at the premier of the movie about his incredible life. He won’t get to fulfill his appointment as next year’s Rose Bowl parade grand marshall. He died this morning at age 97, more proof that life isn’t fair. He was so impressive as a track and field star at Read more →
Could you forgive the person who killed your daughter, how Aaron Gleeman remade himself and discovered Aaron Gleeman, the people we meet every day, the credit card thieves, and nothing is safe in your ice house. Read more →
A culture of forgiving, Legacy money for school art programs, a death in Easy Company, end of the door-to-door sale, and embracing winter again.