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March 09, 2009

Facebook Friends & Enemies

Reuben Appelman was 15 and sitting in the library studying when a taller, stronger teenager he knew walked up and punched him in the face for no apparent reason. That punch changed the course of Reuben’s life, instilling a deep fury inside of him that he could not shake.

Recently (two decades later) Reuben received a Facebook message from the guy who punched him. The two corresponded. Reuben talks with Dick Gordon about the power of anger and forgiveness.

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