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“Victim releases offender from a $2,000.00 debt!”

Griffith, Jay
June 4, 2015

Source: (2000) VORP News 18 (August/September): 1

The author narrates the story of a juvenile offense and the continuing process of resolving it. A teenage girl and her friends stole an electrician’s van and damaged it and equipment in it. Upon apprehension of the offenders, the offense went to mediation. The story tells how the victim extended grace and mercy, and the girl and her family took responsibility for the girl’s action.


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