Sponsor Essay

Finding Freedom in Forgiveness

Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton - Winston-Salem, North Carolina
As heard on NPR’s All Things Considered, March 5, 2009

Jennifer Thompson-Cannino was certain that Ronald Cotton was the man who raped her in 1984. But she was wrong. After 11 years in jail, DNA evidence proved Cotton’s innocence. Now, the two have a friendship based on their belief in forgiveness.