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Meet the couple who forgave their daughter’s killer on Good Friday

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Courtesy of the Grosmaire Family

John Burger - published on 04/15/22

Conor McBride, who shot his fiancée, says restorative justice was the hardest thing he's ever had to do.

Good Friday will never be just another day for Conor McBride – or for a number of people close to him. It is a day on which an action he carried out the previous Sunday – pulling the trigger of a shotgun – culminated in the death of his fiancée, Ann Grosmaire. 

It’s been observed that the most solemn day on the Christian calendar, commemorating Christ’s death on the cross, is oddly named. But for Christians, there’s an obvious answer to the question, “How could such a violent, unjust death be called good?” 

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