HERO OF FORGIVENESS
Inspired by her young daughter, Kai Leigh Harriott’s courageous act of forgiveness, Tonya was also moved to forgive the assailant who apologized for his hurtful actions.
"Forgiveness to us is everything because what forgiveness does is free us. It frees us so we can live, and we can move forward in our lives. We will be able to go forth, Kai will be able to live her life without being held back," said Tonya David.
HEROES of Forgiveness, Reconciliation and Peace
The designation of "Hero of Forgiveness, Reconciliation and Peace" is bestowed upon those who have courageously and dramatically stepped forward to demonstrate and exemplify the concept of forgiveness, reconciliation and peace.
These are not necessarily famous people. They are often ordinary people who have chosen to express profound and genuine forgiveness in their personal lives. These people have experienced a transformation as a result of their act or acts of forgiveness and demonstrate how this change continues to manifest over time. Their stories can inspire and motivate ordinary people to act in a similar manner.
CHAMPIONS of Forgiveness, Reconciliation and Peace
The "Champions of Forgiveness, Reconciliation and Peace" designation is bestowed upon those whose professional work inspires and leads the way by defining, applying and spreading the concept of forgiveness reconciliation and peace.