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Author: Jeanette Windle, Terri Roberts Narrator: Pamela Klein Publisher: Oasis Audio, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2015 ISBN: 9781621885481
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After a son does the unthinkable, how can a mother go on?

On October 2, 2006, a gunman entered an Amish one-room schoolhouse, shooting ten girls, killing five, then finally taking his own life. This is his mother’s story. Not only did she lose her precious son through suicide, but she also lost her understanding of him as an honorable man. It was a trauma that no one should ever have to face.
But the biggest headlines came when her Amish neighbors did the unimaginable, reaching out to the family of the shooter with comfort and forgiveness. Today, Terri lives in harmony with the Amish and has built lasting relationships beyond what anyone could have thought possible. From the grace that the Amish showed Terri’s family from day one, to the visits and ongoing care Terri has given to the victims and their families, no one could have foreseen the love and friendship that have been forged from the fires of tragedy.
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  • "This riveting account, written by a brave and brokenhearted mother, may not be what you're expecting. In fact, it may surprise you. But it will surely present you with an enduring hope that can only come from the loving hand of our heavenly Father. You will be drawn, as I was, to embrace fully the miracle and blessing of forgiveness. from the foreword by Beverly Lewis, bestselling author
  • "Caution advised: You won't be able to put this book down once you start reading. Donald B. Kraybill, author of Amish Grace

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Julie | 6/18/2020

    " This is the retelling of the story of the Nickel Mines Amish Shooting by the mother of the shooter. The killer lived and worked among the Amish but premeditated a murder of several young girls in the Amish School. Even so, the residents of the Amish community, showed sincere compassion, love and forgiveness that can be a lesson to us all. I can't imagine writing from such a sorrowful place from the heart of a mother of a killer. "