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Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Wimbledon attack victim finds it in his heart to forgive attackers


Following a brutal attack last year, a man from Wimbledon has taken the courageous step of forgiving the men who assaulted him.

Paul Kohler was savagely beaten after they burst into his home one balmy night last August.

His daughter and wife were upstairs. His wife was pinned down and had a hood put over her head, whilst his daughter managed to call police, who arrived within 8 minutes of being called.

Mr Kohler had to have facial surgery and still has double vision in one of his eyes.

Four polish men were jailed in January for the attack, which was believed to have been a case of mistaken identity.

Paul has visited one of the men in prison in a meeting set up by restorative justice charity Why Me?

Sarah Morris is the charity's communications director.



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