Victim’s grandfather forgiving

Fayetteville relative of slain boy, 6, has compassion for shooter

Posted: December 18, 2012 at 2:12 a.m.

A man pays respects Monday in Newtown, Conn., near a U.S. flag with the names of victims on a makeshift memorial, including that of Jesse Lewis, whose grandfather David Lewis lives in Fayetteville.

When he learned of the death of his grandson in the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., David Lewis of Fayetteville said that he forgave the shooter.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 12/18/2012


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