Quotation Of The Week: A Mother Forgives Her Son's Killer

What’s This? A new feature. Each week, we’re going to pick a newsworthy or huh?-worthy or whoa-worthy quotation that stuck with us.

OK, What’s This Quotation? Ursula Ward, the mother of murder victim Odin Lloyd, demonstrated grace when she forgave her "the people that had a hand in my son's murder." Ward delivered her emotional statement after a jury convicted former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez on a first-degree murder charge in connection with Lloyd's 2013 killing.

Where Can I Find Out More About This Topic? WBUR's Simón Rios was in court for the verdict, and Ward's statement is in his report. And a reminder: Hernandez also faces charges for a Boston double homicide.

How About Previous Quotations Of The Week? They’re all here.

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