Jordyn Howe faces Ady DeJesus, the mother of his murder victim, in court.

Jordyn Howe faces Ady DeJesus, the mother of his murder victim, in court.

*We’ve all heard how its better to forgive. Sometimes it sounds like such a cliche. Its so hard to do, but so easy to ask.

We may be able to forgive a co-worker for spreading lies about us in the office. Or even a family member who wouldn’t lend us money when we really needed it. It’s not that hard, to even forgive the neighbor who called the cops on you because you didn’t turn the music down in a timely manner.

But to forgive someone after taking the life of your child? Seems impossible. But one mother did just that. And sealed it with a hug.

But it didn’t stop there. Her act of overwhelming compassion for the young man who killed her daughter was taken a step further. She asked the court to reconsider the punishment; making another plea instead.

And they went for it.

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