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Monday, February 19th, 2018

Mothers and Widowers

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by August 12, 2016 Women's Corner

Forgiveness by its nature is for the unworthy. – C. S. Lewis

The Understanding Widower

After a long shift at the fire department, Matt Swatzell fell asleep while driving and crashed into another vehicle, taking the life of pregnant mother June Fitzgerald and injuring her 19-month-old daughter. According to Today, Fitzgerald’s husband, a full-time pastor, asked for the man’s diminished sentence—and began meeting with Swatzell for coffee and conversation. Many years later, the two men remain close. “You forgive as you’ve been forgiven,” Fitzgerald told Today. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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