The Amazing Life of bill pelke

Bill Pelke’s Nana was murdered by a fifteen year old girl. Through his faith and his strength, his anger turned to forgiveness and he founded an organisation that has turnd the tide of American opinion on thedeath penalty:

Bill Pelke, an advocate for fair sentencing for youth and critic of the death penalty, holds up a photo of his grandmother, as he speaks at Indiana University Northwest on April 1, 2019.
Bill Pelke became a nationally known advocate for the abolition of the death penalty after publicly forgiving Paula Cooper, who murdered his grandmother, Ruth Pelke, in her home in Gary, Ind., above, in 1985.

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