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Closure is a choice, not a gift.

Guillot, Aline
June 4, 2015

Source: (2001) The Crime Victims Report 5 (November/December): 70.

Writing from her own experience as a victim of violent crime, Guillot reflects on crime and its aftermath. She traces aspects of the criminal justice process that resulted from the crime and the trial of the perpetrator. She also weaves her thoughts and feelings on her religious faith in relation to the offender and her victimization. With honesty and realism, she writes about prayer, justice, forgiveness, and what is commonly referred to as “closure.â€?


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