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Unformatted text preview: When Immaculee's brother was killed, it was by a families acquaintances. The two families knew each other. When Immaculee was in America, she met the brother of the man that murdered her brother. She was not mad, angry, upset or revenge seeking. She greeted the man like an old friend. She sang songs with him and talked of old times. She didn't hold this against him, even though he was an accomplice to the murder of her family. In my eyes, this supreme act of forgiveness rivals Jesus himselfs. Jesus forgave his murderers, as Immaculee forgave her families, which in a sense is her murderer because it is obvious a part of her died with her family. This act of forgiveness has earned my awe. She is a true survivor and a model for any faith....
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2010 for the course ENGL 015 taught by Professor Stjean,shawnr during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.
- Fall '07