In 2006, a gunman entered a one-room Amish school and killed five children and himself. In the aftermath of the tragedy, the Amish community and parents of the victims quickly and publicly declared their forgiveness for the killer and set up a fund for the killer's family.
Donald Kraybill, co-author of 'Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy,' joins the Daily Circuit Wednesday, Dec. 19 to discuss how this act of forgiving helped the community cope.
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Amish forgive, pray and mourn (CBS News)
Why the Amish forgive so quickly (Christian Science Monitor)