The heinous act of brutality that took place on June 17, 2015 forever altered the lives of the survivors of the tragedy – Felicia Sanders and her granddaughter, Jennifer Pinckney and her daughter, and Polly Sheppard. ThIs courageous group graciously led the public’s response to the tragedy; their will to forgive inspired people around the world, promoting empathy, understanding, and compassion. The resolve of these women offered a powerful testament to the human capacity for compassion, demonstrating to everyone who heard their stories that embracing forgiveness was the way forward.

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Mother Emanuel Memorial Foundation
P.O. Box 242
Charleston, SC 29403

Visiting Address

Mother Emanuel Memorial Foundation
110 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29401

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