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pjaysmitty

  1 month ago

Hugs in Dallas courtroom, extraordinary acts of mercy for Amber Guyger after her sentencing.

It was an emotional few days in Dallas during the Amber Guyger trial this week. Brandt Jean, the victim Botham Jean's 18 year old brother, took the witness stand, and spoke to the defendant ex-police officer, Guyger,, saying, "I know if you go to God and ask him, he will forgive you. I love you just like anyone else, and I'm not going to hope you rot and die." He told Guyger. "I personally want the best for you. I wasn't going to say this in front of my family, I don't even want you to go to jail. I want the best for you, because I know that's exactly what Botham would want for you. Give your life to Christ. I think giving your life to Christ is the best thing Botham would want for you."

Tears were flowing in the courtroom as Brandt Jean ask the judge, if he could give the defendent Amber Guyger a hug. The judge granted his request. It was an extraordinary act of mercy for Amber Guyger, after hearing her 10 year sentence for the murder of Botham Jean. They met in front of the judge's bench, and hugged for a long time as Brandt was talking to Amber. Later Judge Tammy Kemp spoke privately to Guyger, and also hugged her, and appeared to give her words of hope, as she handed her a Bible.

This was a touching moment and a heartfelt day in Dallas, as we have never seen this happen before in a courtroom. It helped to ease the tensions for all concerned, and for those of us, who were watching. God never ceases to amaze us, we are blessed to have his amazing grace.


Extraordinary act of mercy: Brother of Botham Jean hugs and forgives Amber Guyger after 10-year sentence imposed
ABC News BILL HUTCHINSON,ABC News
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nmchee

  26 days ago
it takes a lot of willpower to forgive. Reply
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pr41799

  1 month ago
I would find this impossible to do if it were my family member. He is a better person than I am. Reply
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S6495562p

  1 month ago
I wouldnt be able to do this. He is amazing. Reply
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A2008185c

  1 month ago
crazy Reply
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VirginiaKeith512

  1 month ago
amazing.. Reply
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hassy1

  1 month ago
what a forgiving person,wow just wow Reply
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Amvaeh1986

  1 month ago
Thank you Reply
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Anthology1961

  1 month ago
People go through many stages after the loss of a loved one. It's a heavy burden to tote around hatred and resentment everyday. However, the brother may occasionally slip into blinding anger and that's okay too. There's no shoulds in the mourning process. Just my opinion. Reply
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BluSkii

  1 month ago
and the judge is being persecuted for handing the girl a bible Reply
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slycke1

  1 month ago
Didn't think much of this...and neither did the rest of his family. But--did you hear of the atheist group screaming because Amber Guyger was handed a Bible by the judge? What else was she supposed to pledge on? Reply
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