Forgiveness is not always easy. At times it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. But here are a few Goldy mothers who prove through their life that forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
1 An Iranian mother saved her son's killer from being executed after slapping him
An Iranian mother saved her son's killer from being executed after slapping him in the face and then forgiving him for killing her son. The man was scheduled to hang for stabbing the 18-year-old to death seven years ago and according to Sharia law, the family of the victim was supposed to kick away the chair that the condemned man was standing on.
2 Mother Forgives Her Son's Killer. He Now Calls Her Mom
After a few months of letters, phone calls and visits the man who killed Dorothy Holloway's son now calls her mom.
3 A Minneapolis mother, whose son was murdered, now lives next door to -- and is friends with -- her son's murderer.
On February 12th 1993 Mary Johnson’s only son, 20-year-old Laramiun Byrd, was murdered. The perpetrator was 16-year-old Oshea Israel who received a 25 year sentence for second degree murder. Many years later Mary visited Oshea in prison and since his release in 2010 they have lived as neighbors in the Northside community of Minneapolis.