HERO OF FORGIVENESS
Dr. Lois Einhorn
Dr. Lois Einhorn, a professor of English at New York State University – Binghamton University, and her younger sister were severely and sadistically abused by their parents throughout their childhood. Despite the horror inflicted upon her, Lois has not only forgiven her parents but has expanded her reach to help countless others learn how to forgive and find peace within themselves.
She has written several books and received numerous prestigious awards for the power and effectiveness of her extraordinary teaching talents. Her well documented ordeal of pain involving sexual, physical and emotional abuse is the subject of her book, Child Abuse and Forgiveness: Would YOU Forgive?
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.