TED Radio Hour: Forgiveness

May 11, 2017

Sundays at 8 am. When loss, violence, or betrayal test our willingness to forgive -- how do we do it anyway? This hour, TED speakers explore the challenges and benefits of forgiving others -- and ourselves.

KLEBOLD
Sue Klebold's son Dylan was one of the two shooters at Columbine High School. Nearly 20 years later, she talks about her struggle to understand his actions, and to find forgiveness.

ELVA AND STRANGER
Tom Stranger raped Thordis Elva when they were dating in high school. Years later, they started a painful and painstaking dialogue about accountability and reconciliation.

LESSER
Before donating bone marrow to her sister, Elizabeth Lesser and her sister undertook a process of seeking forgiveness from each other. She says forgiveness is hard but necessary for our well-being.