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For some people who suffered in the Troubles it must be impossible not to hold a grudge

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Gordon Wilson's ability to forgive was a very special quality

Gordon Wilson's ability to forgive was a very special quality

Gordon Wilson's ability to forgive was a very special quality

The most impressive man I ever met was Gordon Wilson from Enniskillen. I met him briefly in Belfast about six months after his daughter Marie was among those murdered in the Poppy Day bombing in 1987. I thought about him last weekend when I saw the location of another massacre.

I bear no ill will. I bear no grudge.” He didn’t say that to me. Those were his words in an interview broadcast after the tragedy. They were words I could never have spoken.


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