How forgiveness can heal individuals and communities

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The message "FORGIVE," made by a skywriter, floats above a home in New Orleans.
The message “FORGIVE,” made by skywriter Nathan Hammond, floats above a home in New Orleans, during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on May 1, 2015. Gerald Herbert/AP Photo

How can someone forgive another person for having wronged them and caused lasting trauma? And how can societies waging war end the cycle of violence and heal? We talk with a psychology professor who has traveled the world researching and teaching forgiveness.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Robert Enright Guest

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