Kate was able to do just that after getting involved in a restorative justice programme which gives victims the chance to meet or communicate with their offenders to explain the real impact of the crime….
â€œMeeting him gave me the chance to look him in the eye and tell him exactly how I feel. It was an opportunity for me to tell him what a wally he had been. It was a conversation I couldn’t have had in the street. I now feel there is nothing out there I donâ€™t know, no secrets.
â€œI feel a sense of satisfaction knowing I told him how I feel. I no longer have those unanswered questions.
â€œIt was amazing that after seeing Ian Edwards in prison I went to bed that night and for the first night since the crash I slept all night. Restorative justice was brilliant for me but I do believe that might not be the case for everyone.â€
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