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Ray and Vi Donovan forgave the gang of teenagers who kicked and stamped their son to death.
Letting go of the hate was like "putting down a glass of poison" that would otherwise have destroyed her, said Vi.
Christopher Donovan was on a night out in Ewell, Surrey, with his younger brother Philip nearly twenty years ago when they were attacked by a gang of teenagers.
The gang left Chris unconscious in the road where he was hit and dragged along by a car.
Three of the 14-strong gang were convicted of his murder. The Donovans had to move home after being targeted by a graffiti campaign supporting one of Chris's killers.
Ray and Vi eventually came face-to-face with the trio who killed Christopher through the restorative justice scheme.
Find our more about the Chris Donovan Trust here and more about Ray and Vi's work on Restorative Justice here.
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