Category Archives: Responses

Profile Response: Paul E. Fallon, Cambridge MA

  “Riding your bicycle fifty miles a day is not difficult. The trick is to do it every day. Discipline and organization are the only real skills I have.” Paul Fallon got on his bicycle in May of 2015 with … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Evan Wilhelm and Conor McBride, Wakulla FL

This is the final of four posts profiling Floridians affected by restorative justice. Correctional Institutions in the state of Florida are named after their locale, however ironic. Evan Wilhelm began his twenty-year sentence for manslaughter at Century. Conor McBride was … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Darlene and Robert Wilhelm, Ponte Vedra Beach FL

This is the third of four posts profiling Floridians affected by restorative justice. The case of Evan Wilhelm contains eerie parallels to Conor McBride, and revealing lessons of the potential, and pitfalls, of restorative justice. Evan was a junior at … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Kate and Andy Grosmaire, Tallahassee FL

This is the second of four posts profiling Floridians affected by restorative justice. “Forgiveness is not a pardon. Forgiveness is not reconciliation. You own me a debt you cannot pay, but I’m not collecting the debt.” I knew Andy and … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Julie and Michael McBride, Tallahassee FL

This is the first of four posts profiling Floridians affected by restorative justice. The social graciousness of an evening with the Grosmaire and McBride families is so perfect; it’s like stepping into a Douglas Sirk movie. Kate provided the venue. … Continue reading

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Profiel Response: Aiden Sewall – Fayetteville AR

Aiden Sewall studied graphic design at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, but has spent his adult life in education and missionary service. He taught English for five years in Vietnam, then two years in Cambodia. In Dubai Aiden worked … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Jacqueline and Crunch Stepp St Augustine FL

  I have met my totem spirit on this trip: Eskimo, an eight-year-old dog. When Eskimo lived with Jackie and Crunch Stepp on their boat a few years ago, he got hit by a truck on US 1, broke his … Continue reading

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