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Special Report Transcript Episode 2, Section 12, Time 43:08
... When suddenly these doors just flung open and nobody could, I myself I couldn’t imagine it was a possible or imminent attack. I thought these guys were actually moving up the pews and trying to gun down each and every person. It was absolute horror. // Despite the unbelievably vicious nature of the attack the survivors preached forgiveness. // From my level as a human being, my personal level, I feel I have forgiven, and when I say I forgiven I bear no grudges against them. There is absolutely no bitterness within my heart towards them. // A member of our church, my own son who is now 26 years old and in his final year of training for the ministry, went on behalf of the church to the prison to speak to him, and to extend the church’s forgiveness to him and to hand him a bible and to assure him of our prayers.
Notes: TRC testimony: Paul Williams; St James Church after the attack; TRC testimony: Paul Williams; TRC testimony: Bishop Retief
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