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Meeting Offenders: How A Restorative Justice Program Changed A Robbery Victim’s Life.

Nelson, Tanya
June 4, 2015

Source: (2006) Justice Connections: a joint publication of NAFCM, PRASI and VOMA. 3(Winter 06-07):5-6,14

On September 4, 1999, the way I view the world changed forever when I was robbed at gunpoint at an ATM. Here I
am, almost seven years later a changed person, excited to talk about what Restorative Justice and Victim/ Offender Conferencing have done for me. To my own surprise, I have found Restorative Justice has the power to take away much of the anger I felt, empower me, and ultimately give me a
sense of peace I never thought I’d have again.(excerpt)


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