Have We Forgotten How to Forgive?

Sarah Montana, photographed by Stephen Yang

“The more you recognize someone as a human being… the harder it is to put a monster mask on them.”

Sarah Montana’s mom, Jean, and brother, James, (above with Montana and dad Rick) were killed by neighbor Xavier Pinckney (above) in 2008.

“I had to be free of that thing. But not everyone is ready to be free of their anger.”

I’ve written for Vanity Fair, The NYT Magazine, and Playboy, among many others. I’m the author of 10 books, including my most recent, “Old Records Never Die”

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